Tehran [Iran], Jan 23 (ANI): Iran said it announced that Tehran had issued a three-month permit for the transfer of diesel fuel to Afghanistan, according to a media report.
Hassan Kazemi Qomi, the Iranian President’s special representative for Afghanistan, said in a tweet on Saturday that to meet the needs of the Afghan people, Tehran has issued a three-month permit for the transfer of diesel to Afghanistan, according to News d ‘Ariana.
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Qomi also said Iran’s move followed a request from the Taliban.
“In order to meet the needs of the Afghan people in winter and in accordance with the request of the Afghan authorities of the Islamic Republic of Iran, a permit for the transit of diesel to Afghanistan from Iranian territory has been issued for three months, ” Ariana News quoted the official as saying.
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The Taliban cabinet held a meeting last week. The cabinet decided that it would consider import options to meet the fuel demand of the population. (ANI)
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