Exclusive: Taliban Delegation in Iran for Talks
- May, 19, 2015 - 11:18
- Politics news
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A political delegation of Afghanistan’s Taliban has paid a visit to Tehran to hold talks with Iranian security officials on regional issues, particularly the developments in the Islamic world.
The visiting team, comprised of members of Afghan Taliban’s political bureau in Qatar, arrived in Tehran on Monday.
Led by Tayyeb Aqa, head of the Taliban bureau in Qatar, the delegation met with the Iranian security officials and discussed the regional issues, particularly what goes on in the Islamic world as well as the matters relating to the Afghan refugees.
Taliban had already dispatched political delegations to Iran two times, for meeting Iranian security officials and for attending an international conference on Islamic Awakening movement, the popular uprising in the regional and Islamic countries in recent years.
Afghanistan’s Taliban had announced earlier that it has established the political bureau in Qatar to stay in touch with the other countries.
Members of the Taliban’s Qatar bureau have also visited China, Australia, Germany and Japan in the past.