Kabul-Tehran enjoy good ties amid challenges: CEO
KABUL: Chief Executive Officer Abdullah Abdullah said that relations between Afghanistan and Iran always stayed stable despite their many challenges.
A statement from the CEO’s office said Abdullah addressed a ceremony marking the 40th anniversary of the Iranian revolution.
The CEO offered his felicitations to the president and the people of Iran on the 40th anniversary of the Islamic revolution, which he said was a huge change in the region and deeply rooted in the views of Iranian people.
He said the Iranian government had supported to the government and people of Afghanistan from the Jihad era to the time of resistance and in the new era of development.
He added the presence of people from different political segments of Afghanistan at the ceremony of the Islamic Revolution of Iran showed that both the countries enjoyed good relationship.
He said the state to state relationship was improving and different committees from both sides were working on a broad range of issues.
He said neighbours had to live together and thus they faced similar threats, challenges and opportunities.
He hailed the Iranian government’s stance on peace and reconciliation process in Afghanistan and said: “We demand a peace process with the centrality and the sovereignty of the Afghan people and there is no priority beyond the end of the 40-year war,” the chief executive said.
Abdullah hoped for acceptable peace in the country, saying peaceful conditions would enable countries of the region to better avail shared opportunities and ensure a better future. (Pajhwok)