Iran Foreign Minister congratulates Afghanistan’s Independence Day

KABUL: (MEP) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a message to his Afghan counterpart Zalmay Rassoul congratulated him on Afghanistan’s Independence Day, fars news reported.

During the message to Afghan foreign minister, Zarif pointed to religious, cultural and historical commonalities between Iran and Afghanistan, and called for enhancement of Tehran-Kabul bilateral ties.

Early in August, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani and his Afghan counterpart Hamid Karzai, in a meeting in Tehran, stressed the need for the expansion of bilateral ties between two friendly countries in all fields.

Iran and Afghanistan have lots of commonalties and potentials which must be used to maximize bilateral ties between two neighboring nations, the Iranian new president said.

He added that the Persian-speaking countries of Iran, Afghanistan and Tajikistan can expand comprehensive cooperation among them more than ever before.

Karzai, for his part, expressed the hope for broadening mutual cooperation between Tehran and Kabul during the new Iranian administration.

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