Media: a Taliban delegation arrived in Iran to conduct peaceful negotiations


 СМИ: делегация талибов прибыла в Иран для проведения мирных переговоров

The delegation of the radical movement “Taliban” from Afghanistan arrived on Sunday in Iran for talks on peace, reports the Iranian news Agency Tasnim, citing the Ministry of foreign Affairs.

The TV station TOLONews in turn, reports that the Iranian side the talks were attended by Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Iran Abbas Araqchi,reports RIA Novosti.

“A delegation from Taliban has arrived in Tehran yesterday (Sunday). They held comprehensive talks with Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Iran”, – quotes the channel of a representative of the foreign Ministry of Iran Bahram qasemi.

However, the Taliban have not yet confirmed the negotiations, says the channel.
Earlier, Secretary of Supreme security Council of Iran Ali Shamkhani said that Tehran is negotiating with the radical movement “Taliban” to resolve the security situation in Afghanistan and intends to continue this course.

In Afghanistan there is a confrontation between government forces and militants of the radical movement “Taliban”, which previously captured significant territory in rural areas of the country and launched a major offensive against the city. For the last time in the Islamic Republic has also increased the influence of the terrorist group “Islamic state”.

As previously reported by RIA Novosti, the official representative of the High peace Council of Afghanistan Ihsan, there in the coming weeks and months in the Islamic Republic will continue to work on the peace agreement between the government and the Taliban. According to Taheri, work on the document is scheduled for completion by the beginning of direct negotiations between the warring parties. As noted by the interlocutor of the Agency, after the implementation of the peace agreement will come into force podperevalny five-year plan for reintegration of the Taliban into Afghan society.

The issue of launching direct peace dialogue between the opposing forces in Afghanistan is being discussed at various venues, including in Moscow, where on November 9 in a closed format was the meeting on Afghanistan. For the first time in an international meeting of this level was attended by the delegation of the political office of the Taliban movement in Doha. From Afghanistan participated in the conference adopted the High peace Council, which, as reported by the Afghan Ministry of foreign Affairs, represented the government.

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