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Iran, EU Discuss Afghanistan Peace in Tehran

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19 Apr 2019, 18:13 GMT+10

The European Unions Special Envoy for Afghanistan, who is on an official visit to Tehran for political consultations, has met a number of officials at the Iranian Foreign Ministry.

Roland Kobia spent a whole day at the Foreign Ministry on Thursday, holding talks with Deputy Foreign Minister Morteza Sarmadi, Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Seyyed Abbas Araqchi, and Director General of the Foreign Ministrys Western Asia Department Mousavi.

During the talks, various aspects of developments in Afghanistan were discussed in detail.

Peace has turned into the public demand of all Afghans today, the Iranian officials said, underlining the pivotal role of Afghanistans Constitution in all peace talks between Afghan groups.

They also emphasized the importance of preserving the achievements of Afghan people over the past 18 years.

For his part, Kobia stressed the strong alignment between the EU and Irans stances and viewpoints regarding the restoration of peace in Afghanistan, and expressed the blocs preparedness to establish cooperation with the Islamic Republic on preserving and strengthening peace in the war-torn country.

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Morteza Sarmadi meets EU's Special Envoy for Afghanistan Roland Kobia in Tehran on April 18, 2019

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