A meeting between the Taliban and Afghan politicians and civil society aimed at ending more than 17 years of war in Afghanistan has been postponed, officials and diplomats said on Thursday, citing Taliban objections to the size of the Afghan delegation.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday he was hopeful the United States would send a delegation to North Korea in the coming weeks, after a summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un ended with no deal.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said a European delegation is scheduled to visit Tehran to discuss a financial mechanism introduced by Europe to facilitate trade with Tehran, according to IRNA.
A Kuwaiti business delegation has reportedly paid a visit to the Israeli-occupied territories, amid moves by several monarchical regimes in the Persian Gulf region to better their relations with Tel Aviv following years of clandestine contacts.
Head of an Omani tourism delegation visiting Fars Province said that he found the province’s tourism and medical capacities astonishing and he will seek to help promote tourism ties between Fars and Oman.
A six-member Iranian delegation led by Dr. Kamal Kharazi, Head of Strategic Council on Foreign Relations has met with former president of Pakistan Asif Ali Zardari in Karachi and discussed bilateral ties.
An Austrian delegation is in the northeastern Iranian city of Mashhad, Khorasan Razavi Province, to discuss expansion of economic, scientific and trade relations between Iran and Austria, said a local official on Sunday.