By: The Kabul Times
KABUL: Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, the Chairman of Afghanistan’s High Council for National Reconciliation (HCNR), will visit Iran from Sunday, said Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh.
According to Iranian media, Dr. Abdullah will lead a delegation of HCNR officials, members of the Afghan National Parliament, foreign ministry officials during his three-day trip to Tehran.
While in Tehran, Dr. Abdullah will meet with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, Parliament Speaker Mohammad-Baqer Qalibaf, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, and other high-ranking Iranian officials, Khatibzadeh told Iranian journalists.
This will be Abdullah’s third official visit to countries in the region in the past month after his trip to Pakistan and then to India.
All visits have been centered on the peace talks and garnering regional support for the process.