News ID: 314076
Published: 0228 GMT June 20, 2021

Iranian, Turkish, Afghan FMs discuss regional developments, ties

Iranian, Turkish, Afghan FMs discuss regional developments, ties

The foreign ministers of Iran, Turkey and Afghanistan held a trilateral meeting in Antalya, Turkey, on Sunday.

In the meeting, held on the sidelines of the Antalya Diplomacy Forum (ADF), Iran’s Mohammad Javad Zarif, Turkey’s Mevlut Cavusoglu, and Afghanistan’s Mohammad Hanif Atmar stressed the need for active cooperation among the three countries to contribute to the peace process in Afghanistan and fight against terrorism in the region, Tasnim News Agency reported.

They also agreed on plans for expanding transportation cooperation with Afghanistan by using the corridors passing through Iran and for boosting economic cooperation.

The three ministers issued a joint statement at the end of the meeting.

Foreign ministers and international figures from different countries attended the ADF from June 18-20.

In addition, in separate meetings on the forum sidelines on Saturday, Zarif held talks with his Turkish, Kuwaiti and Polish counterparts about various regional and international issues.

In his meeting with Cavusoglu, Zarif discussed economic collaborations between the two countries in the region, and reached an agreement on the agenda of the trilateral Tehran-Ankara-Baku meetings regarding railway and marine cooperation.

In the meeting with his Polish counterpart, Zarif highlighted the longstanding relations between Tehran and Warsaw, and underlined the continuation of economic, cultural and political relations.

Zbigniew Rau highlighted the history of ties between the two countries, and expressed Poland's preparedness to develop ties with Iran in the bilateral fields and within international organizations.

Zarif also held talks with his Kuwaiti counterpart, Ahmad Nasser al-Mohammad al-Sabah, about bilateral and regional issues. The two diplomats also reviewed the latest developments in Yemen, Iraq, Syria, and Libya.




Resource: Tasnim News Agency
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