Jul 9, 2014, 2:38 PM
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Iran supports Afghan democratic process

Tehran, July 9, IRNA - Foreign Ministry in a statement released on Wednesday declared support for the Afghan democratic process.

The statement said that Afghan people by large turnout in the presidential election supported democracy.

Lauding the security of election process in Afghanistan, it added that Afghan security personnel proved their capabilities to ensure the safe elections process.

The statement underlined that people, international community and particularly the Afghan neighbors hope a peaceful transition of power in Afghanistan.

Iran supports Afghanistan's stability and national sovereignty, it noted.

The statement stressed the transparent and fair inspection of the possible vote-rigging cases in the country.

Foreign interference will only complicate the alleged vote-rigging in the Afghan election process and the issue should be resolved by Afghans themselves, the foreign ministry said.

The statement asserted that Iran supports any candidate who will be declared the future Afghan president.