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India, Iran should expedite Chabahar project

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Friday said that India and Iran should work to expedite rail connectivity to Afghanistan and procurement for the development of Chabahar Port, a seaport in Iran.

Germany curious to host intra-Afghan talks

Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs Idrees Zaman on Wednesday met with the German Minister of State at the Federal Foreign Office, Mr. Niels Annen, where they discussed key issues, including the Afghan peace and presidential election.

US officials have ‘routinely’ lied over Afghan war

John Sopko, Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) told US Congress on Wednesday that US officials have ‘routinely lied’ to the public with exaggerating reports on the Afghan war. Sopko was summoned by the US Congress to talk about the ‘Afghanpapers’ recently published by America’s Washington Post.

We haven’t attacked any country in last 4 centuries

“We don’t want war. We haven’t attacked any country in last 4 centuries,” the Iranian ambassador to New Delhi Ali Chegeni told reporters in New Delhi on Wednesday, hours after Iran launched a major ballistic missile attack on US-led forces in Iraq, potentially triggering a new round of escalation in the confrontation between the two historic rivals.

UN welcomes initial results of elections in Afghanistan

In a statement, the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) said Afghans braved security threats to cast their votes for a better future, and now, authorities and candidates must take the elections to its final stage.