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Afghanistan's security core policy of Tehran: Iranian FM

Updated: Aug 07, 2016 16:39 IST

Tehran, Aug. 7 (ANI): Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said the progress and security of Afghanistan are among the country's core policies.

"Afghanistan is a friend and neighbor of the Islamic Republic of Iran and progress and security of this country are regarded as Iran's progress and security," the Tolo News quoted Zarif as saying.

The Iranian Foreign Minister, who held a meeting with Afghanistan's National Security Advisor Haneef Atmar here on Saturday, also urged both countries to further strengthen cooperation in all sectors.

Asserting that Kabul attaches great importance to bolstering cooperation with Iran, Atmar called on all regional countries to improve close cooperation in the fight against terrorism and extremism. (ANI)