Iran to host ministerial meeting on Afghanistan

Source: Xinhua| 2021-10-18 21:54:45|Editor: huaxia

TEHRAN, Oct. 18 (Xinhua) -- Iran will host a ministerial meeting on Oct. 27 about Afghanistan's political situation, Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh announced on Monday.

"Next Wednesday in Tehran, we will gather foreign ministers of Afghanistan's neighboring countries," Khatibzadeh said during his press briefing.

The agenda of the one-day meeting will focus on how the neighboring states can contribute to the formation of an inclusive government in Afghanistan with the participation of all ethnic groups, as well as the future of peace and security in Afghanistan, he noted.

The Iranian spokesman also said that Iran will take part in the imminent Moscow meeting about Afghanistan.

Iran has urged for the formation of an inclusive government in Afghanistan after the withdrawal of NATO forces from the country and the control by the Taliban. Enditem

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