Defense minister meets Iranian military officials during Tehran visit

At the head of a high ranking defense and military delegation, Afghan Defense Minister Tariq Shah Bahrami travelled to Tehran on Saturday at the invitation of his Iranian counterpart Amir Hatami.

According to a statement released by the Afghan Minister of Defense, Minister Bahrami met the country’s Defense Minister, Chief of Army Staff, Supreme National Security Council, and other officials during his visit o Tehran.

The statement added that the two sides have discussed the expansion of Kabul-Tehran friendly relations, joint efforts in the fight against terrorism and counter-narcotics, and Iran’s cooperation in using Chabahar port for the benefit of Afghanistan.

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