FM: Iran supports Afghanistan under all conditions

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Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif says Iran has always and under all conditions stood by the government and people of Afghanistan, supporting peace and security in the country, IRNA reported.

Speaking to Salahuddin Rabbani, Chairman of the High Peace Council of Afghanistan in Tehran on Saturday, Zarif said the Islamic Republic of Iran's principled stances are based on supporting unity, territorial integrity, political and economic development of Afghanistan.

He underlined Iran's all-out support for current efforts of the High Peace Council of Afghanistan to deepen stability and security in the country and said Iran is prepared to continue consultations with Afghan officials in that direction.

Rabbani, for his part, briefed Zarif on developments in his country, especially the efforts by High Peace Council to promote political stability in the country.

He also thanked Iran for supporting the Afghan people and government, calling for continuation of the support in international arenas.

The Afghan official also voiced pleasure with the agreement between Iran and the G5+1 and congratulated the Iranian people and government on such an achievement. He voiced confidence in Iran's success in gaining more achievements in various regional and international fields in line with national interests.

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