• Tue / 22 December 2020 / 21:59
  • Category: Politics
  • News Code: 99100201762
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Iran determined to take revenge on commanders of assassination of Gen. Soleimani: Shamkhani

Iran determined to take revenge on commanders of assassination of Gen. Soleimani: Shamkhani

Tehran (ISNA) - Iran's secretary of the Supreme National Security Council, Ali Shamkhani received Afghan National Security Advisor Hamdullah Mohib in Tehran on Tuesday.

During the meeting, Shamkhani explained Iran’s principle and policy to strengthen good neighborly ties and establish strategic relations with all its neighbors and said, “Afghanistan has a special place due to its numerous commonalities and affinities with Iran”.

Expressing happiness over inauguration of Khaf-Herat railroad and hoping that the project will play effective role in strengthening ties between Tehran and Kabul and the welfare of Afghan people, he said, “Creating infrastructures in every field is vital and inevitable”.

Pointing to the common interests and threats especially terrorism Shamkhani

Referring to the common interests and threats especially terrorism, Shamkhani emphasized Iran’s decisive support for Afghanistan and the need for enhancing cooperation between Tehran and Kabul in political, economic, and security aspects.

He also stated that the US has intensified its destabilizing moves in Western Asia, which reached its peak with assassination of General Qassem Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al-Mohamdes in terrorist attack at Baghdad airport.

Shamkhnai added that Iran is determined to take revenge for the brutal crime on the commanders and agents of the terror attack to prevent repetition by the US and its agents and make them leave the region. 

Warning against expansion of Daesh terrorist group activities in Afghanistan and its threats against the country and the region, he stressed alertness and synergy in eliminating this cancerous gland.

Mohib, for his part, thanked Iran for hosting millions of Afghan refugees in the past 40 years.

He said that Iran is second home to Afghans, adding that his government and people are ready to expand cooperation with the government and people of Iran.

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