TEHRAN, April 15, YJC - Iran’s FM deputy for Asia-Pacific attended a consultative meeting of Afghanistan in Moscow.
TEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) -
Iranian FM deputy for Asia-Pacific Ebrahim Rahimpour attended a consultative meeting of Afghanistan in Moscow.
Beside Iran, also attended Afghanistan and Russia a s well as diplomats of China, India, Turkmenistan, Kirghistan, Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan.
In this meeting the countries attended expressed their stances on Afghanistan condition’s and the trend of peace in the country stressing that the crisis in Afghanistan would not be solved militarily, but through peace talks.
Fighting with terrorism, extremism, and drug smuggling were on top of the countries attended, and all of them announced their readiness to cooperate with Afghanistan government over the issues.
Pointing out to Iran’s hosting nearly 3 millions Afghan nationals, Rahimpour stated that Iran is ready for cooperating with Afghanistan in order to maintain peace and solve regional problems including drug smuggling and and security affairs.
Rahimpour described Afghanistan security status as undesirable and stressed the necessity of sending a resolute message to terrorists that the region’s countries are decisive in fighting terrorism.
In a statement issued by Russia at the end of the meeting, it was noted that the US government also was invited to the meeting, but US did not attend for unknown reasons.