Iran supports aid delivery to Afghanistan regardless of political issues: FM Amir-Abdollahian

Iran supports aid delivery to Afghanistan regardless of political issues: FM Amir-Abdollahian

Iran’s foreign minister says the Islamic Republic supports delivery of humanitarian aid to Afghanistan regardless of political issues and keeps its borders open for this purpose.

Hossein Amir-Abdollahian made the remarks in a Sunday meeting with Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan on the sidelines of the 17th Extraordinary Session of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Council of Foreign Ministers in Islamabad.

Congratulating the Pakistani prime minister for holding the meeting, Iran’s top diplomat underscored the necessity of sending humanitarian aid to Afghanistan as soon as possible.

“The Islamic Republic of Iran supports dispatch of humanitarian aid to Afghanistan regardless of political issues,” Amir-Abdollahian said, adding, “To this end, while keeping its borders open, the Islamic Republic of Iran is ready to cooperate with all countries to get aid to people of Afghanistan.”

Around 300,000 Afghan refugees have entered Iran following the collapse of the Kabul government and…

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