Iran denies talks with Taliban
Azerbaijan, Baku, Jun.3/ Trend, D.Khatinoglu/
The spokesman of Iran's Foreign Ministry Abbas Araqchi rejected Iran-Taliban's meeting, Mehr News Agency reported on Monday.
Before that, AP reported that Afghanistan's Taliban confirmed on Monday that it sent a delegation to Iran for three days of talks, signaling that Tehran could be seeking the role of regional mediator in negotiations to end its neighbor's 12-year war.
Spokesman Qari Yousef Ahmadi said in an email that emissaries from the Taliban's political office met with Iranian officials over the weekend. He said a separate group of Taliban clerics attended a religious conference in Tehran.
Iran Fars News Agency reported on June 1 that Taliban delegation has been in Tehran to talks with Iranian authorities.