Afghan senate accuses Ahmadinejad of interfering into country's business
Azerbaijan, Baku, March 29 /Trend S.Isayev, T. Jafarov/
Afghanistan senate accused Iran's president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of interfering with country's business, Afghan media reported.
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Afghan President Hamid Karzai, and Tajik President Emomali Rahmon held their fifth trilateral summit in the Tajik capital of Dushanbe on Sunday.
According to Afghan parliamentaries, "Ahmadinejad said that Afghanistan is not independent, its occupied by foreign forces whic should leave the country".
"Afghanistan is an independent country, and it will not become a battlefield for Iran and the U.S.," Afghan president Hamid Karzai's official senate representative Imel Fayzi said.
Ahmadinejad also accused NATO and the U.S. responsible for all mishappenings in Afghanistan.
"President Ahmadinejad should know, that every nation protects its own interests, we do not need any lawyers," says the statement of the senate, CA News reported.
The upper house of parliament asked the Afghani government to prevent future interferrings of similar nature from the Iranian side.
During the summit in Dushanbe, the presidents signed an agreement to develop projects to construct roads and railways that would connect the three countries.
It was also agreed that the necessary measures be taken to develop projects to connect the national grids of the three countries and to construct oil, gas, and water pipelines to facilitate the transport of energy.