Iran denies supporting Taliban of Afghanistan

Iran on Monday denied as “sheer lies’’ allegations that it is supporting the Taliban group in Afghanistan, official statement has said.

Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qasemi said, reacting to a Taliban official’s recent comments.

“The allegations about Iran’s support to Taliban are sheer lies, false and irrelevant,’’ Qasemi said.

Mullah Zabihullah, the official spokesman of the “Afghan Taliban” and the second man in the movement, has revealed the group’s presence of relations and new networks with Iran.

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