Kabul (IP) - Iran's Ambassador to Afghanistan, Mohammad Ebrahim Taherian held meeting on Sunday with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani to stress the necessity of strengthening security and economic cooperation.

Iran Press/Middle East: Iran's Ambassador to Afghanistan Mohammad, Ebrahim Taherian held a meeting on Sunday with Afghan President, Ashraf Ghani to discuss expansion of bilateral ties, fighting against terrorism and extremism as well as drug trafficking.

In the meeting, the two sides stressed the importance of economic cooperation and dispatching a delegation from Afghanistan to Iran to discuss regional issues with Iranian officials, Iran Press reported.

Earlier, Taherian held talks with Chief Executive of the Unity Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Abdullah Abdullah.

During the meeting, both sides exchanged views on bilateral relations, regional developments, peace talks, and Afghanistan's presidential elections. Iranian diplomat had also visited National Security Advisor of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Hamdullah Mohib and Former President of Afghanistan Hamid Karzai.

Iran's ambassador to Afghanistan Bahador Aminian was also present at the event.

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