In a tweet, the Iranian Foreign Minister expressed his condolences to the families of the victims of the earthquake in Afghanistan.

Iran PressIran News: In response to the earthquake near the city of Khost in southeastern Afghanistan on Thursday morning, Hossein Amir Abdollahian expressed his condolences and stated: "As neighbors and brothers, we stand by the honorable and patient people of Afghanistan in these difficult times."

Amir Abdollahian emphasized that the aid shipment of the Islamic Republic of Iran will be delivered to Afghanistan immediately.

A powerful earthquake struck eastern Afghanistan early Wednesday, killing 1,000 people and injuring 1,500 others in one of the country’s deadliest quakes in decades. The death toll is feared to rise.

This earthquake occurred 44 km from the city of Khost and at a depth of 51 km. 219