Kabul: The special envoys of Iran and China for Afghanistan discussed ways for cooperation between Tehran and Beijing to ensure peace and stability in Afghanistan.
Hassan Kazemi Qomi, the Iranian president’s special envoy for Afghanistan who also acts as the caretaker ambassador of Iran in Kabul, held a meeting with Chinese Foreign Ministry’s special envoy on Afghan affairs Yue Xiaoyong in the Afghan capital, Tasnim news agency reported.
In a post on his Twitter account, Kazemi Qomi said he has held a “cordial and constructive” meeting with the Chinese envoy in order to carry out the decisions made recently by the Iranian and Chinese presidents.
He said negotiations have been held on the promotion of cooperation between Iran and China with the purpose of ensuring sustainable peace and stability in Afghanistan.
Last week, Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi paid a landmark visit to China, during which a number of agreements were signed by the two sides.
In a joint statement issued at the conclusion of the presidential visit, Iran and China emphasized the responsibility of the United States and NATO in the current situation of Afghanistan.
They also urged the Afghan governing body to form an inclusive government and eliminate discrimination against women.