Iran ready to use influence over Taliban to bring peace to Afghanistan: Diplomatic sources


In case India wants to use Iran’s channels of communication with the Taliban, then Tehran will be open to such a proposition, Iranian diplomatic sources have said, at a time when there was renewed focus on peace and reconciliation process in Afghanistan.

They said though Iran’s influence over the Taliban was not comparable to that of Pakistan’s, but still it would try to use the clout over the terror outfit for bringing peace and stability in the war-torn country.

Major powers like the US and Russia have been reaching out to the Taliban as part of efforts to push the stalled Afghan peace process. The issue of peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan is likely to figure during talks between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her Iranian counterpart Javad Zarif on Wednesday.

In a significant move, India had sent two former diplomats in “non official” capacity to a conference on Afghan peace process in Moscow in November which was attended by a high-level Taliban delegation.  Read More

You may also read!

Scripting History: All-Women Assam Rifles Contingent To March Past Rajpath On Republic Day

On January 26, the rhythmic marching of gleaming boots and spotless spats on 146 women soldiers of the Assam

Read More...

Colonel Ranveer Singh Jamwal becomes first Army officer to scale 6 peaks of 6000 metre in 10 days

In a first for the Indian Army, an officer made a landmark achievement after he scaled six mountain peaks

Read More...

Army Chief Bipin Rawat laid out an honest and transparent Kashmir policy in annual media interaction

The annual press conference of Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Indian Army, on the occasion of Army Day, was

Read More...

Leave a reply:

Your email address will not be published.

Mobile Sliding Menu