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Afghan President Karzai leaves for Iran

08-05-2010 15:12 BJT

KABUL, Aug. 5 (Xinhua) -- Afghan President Hamid Karzai left for Iran on Thursday to attend the summit held among the presidents of host country Iran, Tajikistan and Afghanistan, a statement released by his office said.

In the summit, the Afghan leader would stress for enhancing economic and cultural cooperation among the three nations, it further said.

This is the fourth summit held among the leaders of the Persian speaking nations in the region over the past couple of years.

A day earlier on Wednesday, Afghan Vice President Mohammad Karim Khalili left for Islamabad to exchange views on boosting relations with Pakistani leaders.


Editor:Du Xiaodan |Source: Xinhua

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