Iran holds talks with Taliban for border security: ex-diplomat
TEHRAN — Former Deputy Foreign Minister Ebrahim Rahimpour has said that Iran held talks with Taliban for security of its borders with Afghanistan.
In an interview with ILNA published on Saturday, he said that Iran’s talks with Taliban have been in line with protecting security of borders and helping peace process in Afghanistan.
He said Kabul has accepted that Taliban is part of the Afghan society.
The Foreign Ministry announced that Iranian diplomats held a meeting with a Taliban delegation in Tehran on December 30. Abbas Araqchi, the deputy foreign minister for political affairs, headed the Iranian negotiating team.