A Taliban minister has dismissed as rumor Iranian reports that Afghanistan’s new rulers have allowed water from the Kamal Khan Dam to flow into to Iran.
The Taliban has confirmed that acting foreign minister Amir Khan Muttaqi met with opposition figure Ahmad Massoud during his visit to Iran.
Taliban's acting foreign minister Amir Khan Muttaqi said Sunday that he has held positive talks with Iranian officials during his visit to Iran.
Two sources have told Afghanistan International that the Taliban foreign minister visiting Iran will have a meeting with opposition figures Ahmad Massoud and former Herat governor Ismail Khan.
Taliban's acting foreign minister Amir Khan Muttaqi has arrived in Tehran at the head of a high-ranking delegation to hold talks with senior Iranian officials.
According to eyewitnesses, Iranian forces clashed with the Taliban on the border in Nimruz region of Afghanistan, Afghan International reported on Wednesday.
A leading Sunni cleric in Iran, who was known in the past as a rights defender has said he hopes the Taliban “can become muscle for the Islamic Republic”.
At the opening of a conference on Afghanistan in Tehran, Iran’s foreign minister said that the Taliban are responsible for ensuring security for all citizens.
A foreign policy advisor to Iran’s Supreme Leader has said that Taliban will receive support if they form an inclusive government and prevent foreign influence in Afghanistan.
Iran’s foreign ministry has expressed concern about “terrorism, violence and extremism in Afghanistan”, one day ahead of a regional meeting in Tehran.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has accused the Taliban of forcibly evicting thousands of Afghans as collective punishment against mainly the Shiite Hazara minority.