Foreign Minister S Jaishankar spoke with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif on Wednesday, focusing on the changing situation in Afghanistan and bilateral issues. Two weeks after Hashkhnar held extensive negotiations with Zarif, the conversation was with Ibram Raisi en route to Tehran, the Iranian capital, on his way to Russia.
In a tweet, Jaishankar described the conversation as “productive” but did not mention the area of discussion. “It’s great talking to Iranian FM @JZarif. A fruitful conversation about our relationship,” he wrote on Twitter.
Iranian media reported that the foreign ministers of the two countries discussed the latest developments in Afghanistan. Iran’s IRNA news agency reported that “the foreign ministers of Iran and India discussed the latest developments in Afghanistan in a telephone conversation on Wednesday.”
Afghanistan has witnessed a series of terrorist attacks and subsequent attempts by the Taliban to expand territorial control. The United States began withdrawing its troops from the country on May 1. Along with Russia, Iran has played an important role in the peace process in Afghanistan, which has regained momentum following the withdrawal of US troops and the widespread violence in Afghanistan. country.
Earlier this month, Iran organized a dialogue of Aflandi and the Taliban were part of it. Jaishakar and Zarif also learned about bilateral problems.
The Port Development of Chabahar is a great culminating point of the relationship between the two countries. Last week at the Connection Meeting in Tashkent, Jaishankar projected the port of Chabahar of Iran as an important regional traffic center that contains Afghanistan.
Located in Sistan Balochistan, the southern coast, it develops to improve commercial relations in India, Iran and Afghanistan.