Iranian, Afghan presidents confer regional issues
Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad discussed regional developments, situation in Afghanistan and issues of mutual interest in a meeting Wednesday with his Afghan counterpart Hamid Karzai, IRNA reported.
The meeting was held in Astana, Kazakhstan, on the eve of the 10th Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) meeting that is to kick off later on Wednesday.
On Tuesday, the Iranian President held separate meetings with his counterparts from China and Kazakhstan.
He also addressed a gathering attended by the Iranians residing in Kazakhstan on Tuesday evening.
The 10th SCO summit is due to be held later on Wednesday.
The SCO member states include China, Kazakhstan, Russian, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan.
The Islamic Republic of Iran, Pakistan and India are three observers at the SCO.
Afghanistan has been invited to the summit as a special guest.