EghtesadOnline: Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Abbas Araqchi, who is in Kabul for top-level consultations, said the Iran-Afghanistan strategic plan will be finalized soon.
EghtesadOnline: The railroad connecting Iran and Afghanistan was inaugurated by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Afghan counterpart Ashraf Ghani on Thursday via videoconference.
EghtesadOnline: Qeshm Free Zone Organization plans to launch direct return flights Qeshm Island, located in southern Iran, to Istanbul, Turkey, and Kabul and Herat in Afghanistan.
EghtesadOnline: Iran’s non-oil trade reached $4.54 billion with members of the Economic Cooperation Organization, namely Turkey, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Azerbaijan, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan, during the first half of the current Iranian year (March 21-Sept. 21).
EghtesadOnline: The 130-kilometer-long Khaf-Herat railroad connecting Iran and Afghanistan has high potential for transit to the eastern neighboring country, according to the head of the Islamic Republic of Iran Railways.
EghtesadOnline: Iran and Afghanistan will be connected through the Khaf-Herat railroad next month, according to the minister of roads and urban development.
EghtesadOnline: Iran accounts for nearly half of Afghanistan's market demand, according to Iran’s commercial attaché to the neighboring country, Mohammad Mehdi Javanmard-Qassab.
EghtesadOnline: Those who disrupt peace in Afghanistan are the United States and its allies in the region while Iran’s policy is focused on promoting peace in the war-torn country, a lawmaker said.
EghtesadOnline: Tehran dismissed an American envoy’s accusation of Iran’s destructive role in Afghan peace efforts, describing it as “irresponsible” and a sign of the United States’ lack of adequate understanding of developments in Afghanistan.
EghtesadOnline: A deputy energy minister has expressed the hope that Iran and Afghanistan would expand cooperation in all areas of trade, transit, and electricity.