Pres. Rouhani: Iran ready to help Afghanistan in anti-terror
Tehran, Feb 6, IRNA � President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that the Islamic Republic of Iran is ready to help Afghan government in fight against terrorism.
President Rouhani made the remarks in a press conference attended by domestic and foreign reporters in Tehran on Tuesday.
Afghanistan is Iran's eastern neighbor and the two countries have had very good relations throughout centuries.
A very significant agreement signed between Iran and Afghanistan during previous president's tenure which will be to the benefit of both nations and many parts of it has been finalized, he said.
Afghan people are now struggling with terrorism and Iran is ready to render any help or even military advice if requested by Afghan government, he said.
The US set up many military bases to restore security in Afghanistan but we are witnessing that they backed fire and Afghan nation suffer insecurity, he said.
Presence of foreign forces in Afghanistan gives enough justification to terrorists to recruit more Afghans but the Islamic Republic of Iran will be ready to help Afghan government in case of any demand from them.
Source: Islamic Republic News Agency