Iran’s Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations Zahra Ershadi said that ISIS’ presence in Afghanistan has intensified terrorist attacks in the country.
AhlulBayt News Agency (ABNA): Iran’s Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations Zahra Ershadi said that ISIS’ presence in Afghanistan has intensified terrorist attacks in the country.
Speaking at the High-Level Briefing on the National Strategy and Action Plan of Tajikistan on Countering Terrorism and Extremism 2021-2025 on Friday, Ershadi said that Iran condemns the recent terrorist attacks in Afghanistan and is deeply concerned about such sorrowful incidents, calling on Afghan authorities to quickly bring the perpetrators to justice.
She highlighted the role of foreign actors through implementing irresponsible policies, including transfer of ISIS terrorists from Iraq and Syria to Afghanistan, as a cause of intensification of security situation in the region.
The Iranian diplomat urged global and regional cooperation considering the multidimensional and extraterritorial properties of terrorism, adding that this can be realized through bilateral and multilateral agreements and international and regional organizations like Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO).
She underscored two agreements in 2010 and 2014 between Iran and Tajikistan on the issue.