Tehran backs UN peace efforts in Afghanistan

November 19, 2018

TEHRAN – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Monday voiced Iran’s readiness to help the UN efforts to establish peace in Afghanistan, Fars reported.

“The Islamic Republic of Iran is ready to cooperate with the UN in all areas on Afghanistan and it strongly supports peace initiatives in the country,” Zarif said in a meeting with Tadamichi Yamamoto, the UN special representative for Afghanistan, in Tehran on Monday afternoon.

Tadamichi, for his part, appreciated Iran for its supports for peace and stability in Afghanistan, urging Iran to continue its constructive role by participating in the Geneva conference on Afghanistan.

MH/PA

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