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UNAMA Hails Iran's Positive Role in Resolving Afghanistan's Problems.

Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Head of the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) Tadamichi Yamamoto in a meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif appreciated the Islamic Republic for helping Afghanistan to overcome its problems.

During the meeting in Tehran on Monday, Yamamoto explained developments unfolding in the country and appreciated Iran for its backing during years of war in Afghanistan.

The Iranian foreign minister, for his part, stressed the need for protecting votes of Afghans and declaration of final results sincerely and transparently while hoping that the new Afghan government would be able to start its work soon.

Zarif also voiced Iran's support to peace process under the Afghan government until an agreement is reached among Afghan groups, including Taliban.

The Iranian foreign minister also reiterated that the US plans cannot be trusted and called for the UN active role to ease peace talks.

UN team is currently in Tehran to discuss Afghan developments with the Iranian officials.

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Date:Jan 28, 2020
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