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News ID: 5229
Asia » Asia
Publish Date: 10:09 - 06 October 2014
Tehran, YJC. The Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has stated that his country’s security accords with other countries will not pose a threat against Iran.

Ghani who was speaking over the telephone with his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani on Sunday stressed good relations between Iran and Afghanistan as neighbor countries.

"As you have said, extremism and terrorism are highly important matters and we have to cope with them using the cooperation of other countries,” he asserted.

Rouhani in turn expressed happiness over the recent Afghan presidential election and the formation of the new government, expressing hope that the two electoral parties will work to uphold the interests of the Afghan nation.

Conveying Iran’s position in dealing with security issues he said "Any action has to meet people’s interests as top priority. Security is the utmost concern for the Afghan national unity government.”

"Regional cooperation is the major way to approach terrorism and ethno-religious extremism.”

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