The Afghan government and the Taliban agree on a peaceful political solution in Afghanistan
Tehran: Important talks were held between the Afghan government and the Taliban in Iran in which it was agreed to continue talks for a peaceful political solution in Afghanistan and the establishment of an Islamic state.
According to a foreign news agency, talks were held in Iran between the Afghan government and the Taliban, led by Iranian Foreign Minister Jawad Zarif.
A statement from the Iranian Foreign Ministry said the talks were attended by an Afghan government delegation and a Taliban delegation. The two sides spoke openly on Afghanistan issues and a joint statement was issued after the talks.
The Afghan government and the Taliban said in a joint statement that Tehran’s holding of talks was the best opportunity to strengthen the political solution in Afghanistan. The talks also agreed that “war is not the solution to Afghanistan’s problems, so all efforts should be made for a peaceful political solution.”
The Afghan government and the Taliban also agreed to continue negotiations for a peaceful political solution and the establishment of an Islamic state, but no date or venue has been set for the talks.
The joint statement strongly condemned the attacks on all public institutions, including the property, mosques and hospitals of the people of Afghanistan, and agreed to punish those involved.
Later, the Iranian Foreign Minister thanked both sides and said that it was more important to be brave in peace than to be brave in war for peace.