Jan 3, 2016, 3:44 PM
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Afghanistan’s Abdullah due in Iran on Monday

Tehran, Jan 3, IRNA -- Afghanistan's Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah will pay an official three-day visit to Tehran as of Monday.

While in Tehran, Abdullah and Iranian officials will discuss bilateral ties and regional cooperation.
Afghan President Mohammad Ashraft Ghani had visited Iran in early April.
Abdullah will visit Port of Chabahar during his three-day stay. He is the second Afghan official to visit Iran this year.
A high-ranking delegation, including the ministers of interior, economy and foreign affairs, will accompany Abdullah in his trip to Tehran.
The issues of Afghan refugees in Iran and border security are likely to be discussed in Abdullah's meetings with Iranian officials.
Back in April 2015, Iran and Afghanistan signed two cooperation agreements as part of efforts to boost the relations between the two neighbors in various areas.
In a ceremony attended by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Afghan counterpart Ashraf Ghani, high-ranking officials from the two countries singed the documents.
In 2009, Iran was one of the largest investors in Afghanistan mainly in the construction of roads and bridges as well as agriculture and health care.
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