Iran’s foreign minister meets with Pakistan special envoy to discuss Afghanistan situation

Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian met with Pakistan’s Special Representative for Afghanistan Asif Ali Khan Durrani on Wednesday in Tehran to discuss the situation in Afghanistan.

Amir-Abdollahian stated at the meeting that Iran and Pakistan play an influential role in the developments of the region and Afghanistan and expressed hope that the continuation of consultations will contribute to greater peace and tranquility in the region, especially in Afghanistan.

He also emphasized the need to support regional initiatives within the framework of neighbors in order to help solve Afghanistan’s problems.

Durrani in turn also expressed his satisfaction with the opportunity to exchange views and dialogue between the parties. He expressed Pakistan’s willingness to cooperate with Iran in order to help establish peace and stability in Afghanistan.

This was Durrani’s first official visit to Iran since his appointment as Pakistan’s special representative for Afghanistan affairs.