AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: A senior Iranian official said that Afghanistan does not rely on any foreign country to ward off its challenges.
Ali Akbar Velayati, a senior advisor to Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei, in a meeting with the United Nations special representative to Afghanistan, Nicholas Haysam, said that foreign countries should restrain from interference in the internal affairs of Afghanistan. “Afghans should solve the problems faced by their country without interference from foreign states,” he added.
Hinting at cordial relations between the two countries, Velayati said that Iran was home to Afghan refugees during the decades-long wars and conflicts in Afghanistan.
“All countries in this region stand ready to support Afghanistan to deal with its ongoing challenges,” he added.
He warned of rise in insurgency in Afghanistan; despite efforts from the incumbent government to subdue the menace.
Nicholas Haysam stressed on a negotiated solution for Afghanistan’s problems.