Iran concerned about recent developments in Afghanistan: spokesman

2021-05-03 14:35:59 GMT2021-05-03 22:35:59(Beijing Time) Xinhua English

TEHRAN, May 3 (Xinhua) -- Iran is concerned about the recent developments in Afghanistan, spokesman for the Iranian Foreign Ministry Saeed Khatibzadeh said on Monday.

"For the sake of peace, stability and security of Afghanistan, we will use all our good offices to make that country's future stable," said Khatibzadeh.

Iran is closely monitoring the developments in Afghanistan and is holding consultations with regional actors, he told the weekly press conference.

Iran can facilitate the talks between the Taliban and the government, he said.

Twenty soldiers were killed as militants attacked a military post in the Balablok district of Farah province in western Afghanistan on Monday. Enditem