Kabul(IP): The former President of Afghanistan wrote about Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister meeting saying: "In this meeting, the strengthening of brotherly and friendly relations between Iran and Afghanistan was emphasized."

Iran Press/Asia: Pleased to meet Hon Seyed Abbas Araghchi @araghchi, Deputy Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Iran, today.

Emphasized the further strengthening of the brotherly and friendly relations between our countries. We also discussed the next steps in the peace process.

Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister in his state visit to the Afghan capital of Kabul held a meeting with former Afghan President Hamid Karzai.

Describing the event, Karzai wrote in his Twitter account that "Pleased to meet Hon. Seyed Abbas Araghchi ".

Afghan top diplomat went on to add that "Seyyed Abbas Araghchi Emphasized the further strengthening of the brotherly and friendly relations between our countries."

"We also discussed the next steps in the peace process.", concluded Karzai.

During the meeting, Araghchi stressed Iran's support for the government, the democratic republic, and the Afghan constitution.

During his visit to Kabul, he also met with Mirwais Nab, Political Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan.

Both sides discussed the peace talks between the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and the Taliban and the role of the Islamic Republic of Iran in establishing a regional consensus on the political and security situation in Afghanistan and expanding political, economic and trade relations between the two countries and other related issues. 

Araghchi also met with Abdullah Abdullah, chairman of the Supreme National Reconciliation Council of Afghanistan.

During the meeting, which took place at the Sepidar Palace, the two sides discussed and exchanged thoughts on peace talks, progress in the Doha talks, Iran's role in securing peace in Afghanistan, and bilateral relations between the two countries.

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