The inter-Afghan dialogue forum kicked off in Tehran with four high-ranking Afghan delegations in attendance.


Taliban spokesman in Doha Naeem Wardak said that the Taliban delegation led by Sher Mohammad Abbas Stanekzai traveled to Tehran to discuss bilateral issues with the Iranian officials.
During the meeting, he will discuss the country’s current situation as well as ways to solve problems through dialogue, Naeem added.

This comes as a delegation led by former Vice President Younus Qanuni arrived in Tehran on Tuesday from Kabul.
Other Kabul officials include Karim Khurram and Ershad Ahmadi, close aides to former President Karzai, Salaam Rahimi, President Ghani’s advisor, Zahir Wahdat of Hezb-e-Wahdat, and Mohammadullah Batash of the Junbish party.

Meanwhile, assistant Foreign Minister and General Director of Iran Foreign Ministry’s West Asia Department Sayed Rasoul Mousavi tweeted Wednesday that Tehran is simultaneously hosting four delegations from Afghanistan.
According to Iranian media outlets, the inter-Afghan dialogue forum began on Wednesday morning with the participation of the high-ranking Afghan delegations.

Zabihullah Mujahid, the Taliban spokesman, told Reuters earlier this week that the peace process will accelerate in the coming days and is expected to enter a critical phase.


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