Washington 0
26 June 2019

In Kabul, Secretary of State Pompeo remarked that “in western Afghanistan there’s a long border with Iran, and to have a reconciliation process move forward here would be in that country’s best interest.  And so, we’ll continue to do the security measures that we need to do here in Afghanistan, should Iran seek to further destabilise the on-the-ground activities here.  But I hope that they will not – also choose not to undermine the political process, the reconciliation process in which we are engaged”.

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