Tehran (IP) - A member of the National Security and Foreign Policy Commission of Iran's Parliament said that the Khaf-Herat railway would be connected to the national railway network in Afghanistan and would eventually reach China.

Iran Press/Iran news: In an exclusive interview with Iran Press, member of the National Security and Foreign Policy Commission of the Islamic Consultative Assembly of Iran Fada-Hossein Maleki stated that the Khaf-Herat railway launch is a great historical event that the two nations and the governments of Iran and Afghanistan have been waiting for for years.

Maleki noted that Khaf-Herat railway launching is a major development that will create a privileged position for Sistan and Baluchestan Province and eventually Chabahar port and that Afghanistan will be defined as a commercial hub in the region.

Referring to the importance of the Iranian officials' visit to Kabul, he stressed that the two countries have a common civilization and language and seek to expand cooperation on various issues.


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