The Taliban delegation is also expected to meet with a group of Afghan politicians, led by former vice president Younus Qanooni, who have traveled there from Kabul.
The Taliban’s spokesman in Doha, Mohammad Naeem, on Twitter said that the Taliban delegation will hold talks with the Iranian officials on bilateral issues.
Meanwhile, Qatar’s Special Envoy to Afghanistan who arrived in Kabul on Tuesday met a number of senior Afghan political leaders including former president Hamid Karzai to discuss how to expedite the stalled Doha peace talks.
Al-Qahtani also met with other senior political leaders including Second Vice President Mohammad Sarwar Danish and Mohammad Karim Khalili, the head of Hizb-e-Wahdat-e-Islami party.
Other officials from Kabul include Karim Khurram, former chief of staff to former President Hamid Karzai, Ershad Ahmadi a close aide of former President Karzai, President Ghani’s adviser Salaam Rahimi, Zahir Wahdat of Hezb-e-Wahdat party and Mohammadullah Batash from Junbish party.
“We are very proud that we remained alongside our Afghan brothers and sisters during the jihad of the Afghan people against the foreign invasion,” said Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a meeting with the Taliban delegation in Tehran.
The delegation and Iranian officials will discuss the Afghan peace talks.
According to the High Council of National Reconciliation (HCNR), peace negotiators in Doha are also expected to start serious talks about peace in the near future.
Courtesy: TOLO NEWS