• publish: 7 April 2020
  • time: 4:16 pm
  • category: Politics
  • No: 13373
Ghani and Iran FM spoke in phone call

Coronavirus and political situation discussed

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and Iran’s Foreign Minister Javad Zarif spoke with each other on Tuesday, discussing the coronavirus outbreak, return of refugees and political situation.

During the call, Zarif assured that his country provides free health services to Afghan refugees suffering from coronavirus, according to a statement from the president’s office.

The statement said that they also had “friendly” exchange of views on political situation in Afghanistan and the region.

Iran has registered 62,589 coronavirus cases and 3,872 deaths. Afghanistan has 423 infections and 14 deaths.

Herat, which is near the border with Iran, is the epicenter of Afghanistan’s coronavirus outbreak.

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