Abdullah Abdullah arrives in Tehran to meet Iranian officials

KABUL (IP) - Abdullah Abdullah, Chairman of the Supreme National Reconciliation Council of Afghanistan, arrived in Tehran for a three-day visit to discuss peace and stability in Afghanistan with officials of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Iran Press/Iran news: "Abdullah Abdullah will brief Iranian officials on the latest developments in the peace dialogue," said Mujiburrahman Rahimi, senior adviser to the Afghan National Reconciliation Council.

He added that the chairman of the Supreme National Reconciliation Council of Afghanistan will also ask the Iranian officials to cooperate with the government and people of Afghanistan and support the peace process so that lasting peace and stability can be established in Afghanistan and the region.

The head of Afghanistan's Supreme National Reconciliation Council has traveled to Pakistan and New Delhi ahead of a visit to Tehran. It is working to build a regional consensus to support the peace process so that talks with the Taliban in Doha can end the war permanently.

Abdullah Abdullah will be accompanied on the trip by several government officials, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and a number of members of the House of Representatives.

Afghan political experts believe that the role of the Islamic Republic of Iran is crucial in the Afghan peace process and that Iran can play a decisive role in ensuring lasting peace and stability in Afghanistan.

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