Iran: New Afghanistan envoy after leaked comments


Issue 1161 - 15 Jan 2023 | 1 minute read

Hassan Kazemi-Qomi was named as the new head of Iran’s mission to Afghanistan in mid-December, taking over from Bahador Aminian. It came soon after comments by Aminian were leaked in which the envoy had described the Taliban as a "calamity" for Afghanistan and the wider world.

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