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Iran’s foreign ministry said on Saturday it summoned Afghanistan’s ambassador over recent “offensive moves” made against its diplomatic missions in the neighboring country. In a statement, the ministry said that the offensive moves had come from a small group of certain political movements with a record of opposition to Iran and to the good neighbourliness […] 13/06/2020 at 17:35

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Real negotiations will start now, Indian foreign minister said on Monday, referring to intra-Afghan talks following the US-Taliban deal. SubrahmanyamJaishankar noted that a lot has changed in Afghanistan since 2001 when Taliban were ousted from power, adding gains must be protected. “To US and West our message has been that it’s in global interest that […] 3/03/2020 at 10:18

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Eight people have been killed in clashes and a mass brawl in Kazakhstan’s Zhambyl Region, Kazakh Interior Minister Yerlan Turgumbayev told reporters at a press briefing on Saturday. “Several dozen people were injured and sustained gunshot wounds in massive riots. Unfortunately, eight people died from injuries,” he said. “By now, 47 people have been detained […] 8/02/2020 at 08:32

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Iran has said that a plane operated by Ukraine International Airlines had been shot down unintentionally, the Associated Press reported on Saturday citing an official statement made by the Iranian authorities. The statement blamed “human error” for the tragedy. 11/01/2020 at 04:53

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has indicated that his country is striving to strengthen the nuclear deal, the statement was made in a phone call with Charles Michel, the President of the European Council, on Thursday. “Iran is just as Europe seeking to achieve regional stability and reinforce the nuclear deal,” Rouhani’s press service quotes him […] 9/01/2020 at 13:53

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Men who attacked a frontier post on the Tajik-Uzbek border, were members of «Islamic State» terrorist group, and entered from the Afghan side, National security committee of Tajikistan (NSCT) reported on Wednesday. «They [attackers] crossed the border from the side of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan with a special mission. All of them are members of […] 6/11/2019 at 11:54

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Iran plans to inject gas into centrifuges at a fuel enrichment plant, President Hassan Rouhani has announced, moving his country further away from the 2015 accord that limits Tehran’s nuclear development. Rouhani said that Iran will begin the process at its Fordow plant starting on Wednesday. He stressed that all of the steps that Tehran […] 5/11/2019 at 11:12

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The United States has financed and built an outpost for Tajikistan’s guards along its border with Afghanistan. The outpost has been built at the cost of $900,000 in Shahritus region of Khalton province, US Embassy in Tajikistan said in a statement. US Charge d’Affaires John Ginkel and deputy commander of Tajikistan’s Border Guard Forces participated […] 3/11/2019 at 11:09

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Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah on Friday arrived in Uzbekistan to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organization’s Council of Heads of Government. He was received by Deputy Prime Minister Uzbekistan A. Abdukhakimov at Tashkent International Airport. Talking about his trip, Abdullah said in a tweet that he will speak at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHGM), […] 1/11/2019 at 10:49

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President Ashraf Ghani, who spoke at the Shanghai Cooperation Organization’s summit in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, on Friday said breakthroughs in the Afghan peace process will take time without a regional consensus and addressing Taliban’s independencies with their supporters. Ghani said that despite the uncertainty, the SCO member states have reasons for optimism, for adherence to the […] 14/06/2019 at 22:51