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Taliban Claim Capture Of Border Crossing With Iran, Other Border Areas

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Taliban Claim Capture Of Border Crossing With Iran, Other Border Areas

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On July 8th, Taliban seized control of a key district in western Afghanistan that includes a major border crossing with Iran, Afghan security officials said.

Two senior security officials told Reuters on condition of anonymity that the Islam Qala border crossing with Iran, located in Herat province, had fallen to the Taliban and that Afghan security and customs officials had fled across the border.

In the last week, the Taliban has overrun areas bordering five countries, including Iran, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, China and Pakistan. This comes as foreign forces end their 20-year intervention and the domestic security situation deteriorates.

Al Alalam TV, Iran’s official Arabic language service, also reported that Afghan soldiers had entered Iranian territory via the border crossing to escape the Taliban.

Tariq Arian, spokesman for the Afghan interior ministry, denied the reports and said the border crossing was still under the control of government forces.

Earlier this week, more than 1,000 Afghan security personnel fled into Tajikistan as the Taliban captured most of the northern province of Badakhshan, which also borders China and Pakistan.

The defence ministry said Afghan government forces earlier on Thursday wrested back control of Qala-e-Naw, capital of the western province of Badghis, which had been stormed by the Taliban.

The ministry said 69 Taliban fighters were killed in operations on the edge of Qala-e-Naw – the first major provincial capital entered by the insurgents in their latest offensive.

The rest of Badghis province is in Taliban hands. Western security officials say the Taliban have captured more than 100 districts in Afghanistan.

The Taliban say they hold over 200 districts in 34 provinces comprising over half the country. Major cities remain under government control.

Meanwhile, An Afghan government delegation met Taliban representatives in Tehran, the Iranian foreign ministry says.

A joint statement released after the talks on Thursday said the Afghan government and Taliban agree that “war is not the solution to the Afghanistan problem” and that all efforts must be director toward achieving a peaceful political solution.

The two sides also agreed to continue talks on the specific mechanisms of achieving lasting peace and establishing an Islamic state at a later meeting whose location or date was not mentioned.

“Both sides condemn attacks that target people’s homes, mosques and hospitals and lead to destruction, and also condemn the destruction of public institutions and call for the punishment of the perpetrators,” the statement said, referring to talks hosted by Tehran as an opportunity to strengthen a political solution.

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif thanked both the sides for the meeting and prioritising the Afghan people.

“Bravery in peace is more important than bravery in war because for peace, one must sacrifice and set aside maximum demands and consider the other side’s demands,” he said.

Zarif called on both sides to utilise the opportunity to talk and put an end to the fighting for the benefit of the Afghan people. He stressed that Iran will always be ready to facilitate more talks.

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Americunt deadshit LOSERS

Iranian soft power is on display as the Taliban and the government are negotiating in Tehran. In reality Russia, China and Iran will work out the future of Afghanistan as they use diplomacy and soft power to secure the region. The Indians have sent their FM to Tehran for the past three days so that India can trade via Chah Bahar under Iranian security. The Chinese have put the Paki terrorist supporter military on the leash and warmed that they will not tolerate any more destabilization. Even the Taliban now hate the Pakis and have been attacking Torkham and other border posts killing many Paki soldiers and are supporting the Baluch liberation movement. Iran is now the king maker in Afghanistan as well. The Americunt LOSERS are actively supporting ISIS and other Wahhabi terror groups in Afghanistan with Saudi and Emirati money do destabilize the ex-Soviet stans as well as continue the war in Afghanistan. They will fail as they are sorry loser ar$eholes and a global laughing stock with a demented senile 80 year old president who can’t even walk and is puppet controlled via an earpiece by his Jew masters.

Last edited 21 days ago by Americunt deadshit LOSERS
Hindu Fungus

Indian position is the most unprincipled and baffling. As the Taliban now target Indian projects in Afghanistan, they are grovelling to Iran shamelessly. India is now begging Iran to protect its diplomats and nationals in Afghanistan. Not long ago, they were backstabbing Iran on the Palestinian issue and supporting US sanctions and stopped buying Iranian oil.

Last edited 21 days ago by Hindu Fungus
Ragheadthefiendlyterrorist

What the hell do you expect from Proud Hindu’s gibbering globetrotting genocidal Gujarati gangster god Narendrabhai Damodardasbhai Modi? The bastard betrayed even his fellow genocidaires Mayaben Kodnani and Gordhanbhai Zadaphia as soon as they became a political liability. He’s as much a turncoat as his friend Erdoğan and Erdoğan’s puppet Dostum are.

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joe bidet is also a dirty woman and child molester as can be seen on u-toob videos. A disgusting creature that only a danish zioshill would admire.

redpilledthoughtcrimes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DQg_fxHv7MY

we forum cyber attack war games going on now

polygon 2021

Americunt deadshit LOSERS

We forum reality :)

The Taliban seized the Islam Qala crossing point, a major transportation route between Iran and Afghanistan, in Afghanistan’s western Herat province, according to an Afghan official in the province who spoke with the AP on the condition of anonymity. Iranian media reported Afghan soldiers in the border area fled their posts into Iran for protection amid the Taliban’s takeover. Iranian media has shown over 200 Afghan soldiers who fled to the Iranian side along with their heavy weapons, which included several APC, Toyota Hi-lux and Humvees.

Billy Bob

Several ANA senior officers including generals have fled to Tajikistan and Iran.

Natural Justice

Pakistan and CIA created the Taliban and are now reaping the whirlwind and blowback.

PlanetWaves

The Taliban are descendant faction of mujahedin created by US CIA, Pakistani ISI, and Saudi GID. Those agencies all spent whole of 1980’s recruiting, sponsoring and arming multiple mujahedin factions from north to south east, and likewise handling Islamist foreigner fighters imported through Pakistan. The Taliban are the ideological bastard child of Saudi Wahhabi fundamentalism and salafist Sunni madrases in Pakistan. But all of those intelligence agencies are all equally responsible for what they created in Afghanistan.

Last edited 21 days ago by PlanetWaves
VaporTrail

Taliban capturing westernmost Afghan provinces bordering Iran is interesting development. Recall that back in 2001 the US based Neo-Cons always had it in mind to use a US occupied Afghanistan as a forward operations base for any potential military actions against Iran. Two decades later, in 2021, as US fades away in Afghanistan, that particular Neo-Con pipe-dream is well and truly over.

Hindu Fungus

Zionists and neocons are dead like the war criminal Rumsfeld.

Ragheadthefiendlyterrorist

“We are an empire now, and we create our own reality.”

Reality didn’t agree.

block

The neocon buffoons who collaborated to create 9/11 were truly the most ignorant group of clowns in many decades of US foreign policy.

Remember the “project for a new american century”, pnac? Talk about delusional fkn idiots in service to zionist degenerates.

A clown like you

1. Iran is not going to jump in and take a side, the Afghan groups must ask Iran for help and support, Iran is not the US.
2. Again, those backward Sunnis like to claim a lot of BS, most of the districts are contested. The ANA got a big hit when yanquis just left in the middle of the night without telling the Afghan government even.
3. Most of the districts that the Taliban got have a very low population, some have less than 1,000 people.

Americunt dipshit terrorists

That is mostly true, but the Taliban are the Pashtun majority and have a demographic advantage and will prevail. However, they seem to have modified their views towards Iran and Russia as most Afghans hate the Pakis who have brought so much destruction to their ancient land. Iran soft power is the right approach and facilitating a dialog .

Ragheadthefiendlyterrorist

The Takiban aren’t only Pashtuns any longer. 40% of their current strength are Uzbek, Tajik, and even Hazara.

Ahson

Pashtu basturd sunni wahabbi are no more than 30% of Afghan population. They are a minority. Most of them live in shit-hole Pakistan.

Arch Bungle

30% is not a minority.

Icarus Tanović

Thise backwards wahhabis.

Hindu Fungus

India-Iran pull off a diplomatic surprise as Jaishankar meets President-elect Ebrahim Raisi
External Affairs Minister Jaishankar became the first foreign dignitary to meet President-elect Ebrahim Raisi, a move that is unprecedented for Iran.

New Delhi: In an unprecedented move, Iranian President-elect Ebrahim Raisi Wednesday met External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar during the latter’s unannounced and hurried trip to the Persian powerhouse. This is a rare gesture by Iran when an incoming president meets a visiting foreign official.

Jaishankar became the first foreign dignitary to meet Iran’s hard-liner President-elect Raisi after he won the election last month to succeed Hassan Rouhani.

During the meeting, Jaishankar delivered a written congratulatory message from Prime Minister Narendra Modi and hand written invitation to visit India.

Ragheadthefiendlyterrorist

This is pretty much a 180° about turn by the gibbering globetrotting genocidal Gujarati gangster Narendrabhai Damodardasbhai Modi. Raising however should remember that Modi is just as agreement incapable as his masters in Washington.

Arch Bungle

I expect the Indians will change their position on sanctioning Iranian oil … soon.

Right before Uncle Sam yanks their leash back.

Ragheadthefiendlyterrorist

There are literally photos all over Twitter of Taliban and Iranian border guards talking to each other* face to face. The puppet child sex slaver Quisling warlord regime gets more ridiculous by the day with its endless lies.

*even Jihadi Julian Röpcke of Bild admits it.

https://twitter.com/JulianRoepcke/status/1413193793873006597?s=20

Last edited 21 days ago by Ragheadthefiendlyterrorist
Ahson

If these basturd sunni wahabbi even touch a single Iranian around the border, Iran will destroy them in two minutes.

Icarus Tanović

No sunni, just wahhabi CIA creatures.

Arch Bungle

It would be better for Iran to destroy the jew murderers sabotaging their country in two minutes …

Last edited 20 days ago by Arch Bungle
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The Iranians obviously were able to read the situation well in advance and reinforce areas considered “at risk”.

“Iran says in full control as Taliban claim capturing main border conduit” PressTV

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