Afghan Embassy Activities in Tehran in Conformity with 1961 Vienna Convention: Spokesman – Politics news

Speaking on Sunday, Saeed Khatibzadeh responded to reports carried by certain media outlets alleging that the Iranian government is planning to hand over the Afghan embassy in Tehran to the Taliban.“The diplomatic activities of the Afghan embassy in Tehran, like all foreign embassies, fall within the framework of the principles and rules defined by the 1961 Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations, and no developments are…

Speaking on Sunday, Saeed Khatibzadeh responded to reports carried by certain media outlets alleging that the Iranian government is planning to hand over the Afghan embassy in Tehran to the Taliban.

“The diplomatic activities of the Afghan embassy in Tehran, like all foreign embassies, fall within the framework of the principles and rules defined by the 1961 Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations, and no developments are possible to take place outside (the convention’s stipulations),” Khatibzadeh said.

A day earlier, the Taliban foreign minister, Amir Khan Muttaqi, arrived in Tehran while heading a high-ranking delegation to hold talks with Iranian officials in a first such trip since the group seized power.

Also on Sunday, Iran’s Foreign Ministry issued a statement, noting that economic cooperation between the two countries was top on the agenda of talks with the Afghan delegation, which comprised of the caretakers of Afghan ministries of economy, industry, and trade as well as the deputies of several ministries.

“The Islamic Republic of Iran…

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