Deputy Taliban Leader, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar led a delegation to Iran, Mohammad Naeem Taliban Spokesman said on Tuesday.

The Taliban delegation will Talk to Iranian officials in regards to the current political situation, security conditions in the region, bilateral relations, and the situation of Afghan refugees.

It is worth mentioning that this is one of the several visits of the Taliban leadership to Iran.

Earlier, Mullah Baradar had traveled to Iran at the invitation of Iranian officials.

Iran is accused of supporting the Taliban was previously blamed several times by US officials for supporting the Taliban insurgency in Afghanistan.

US officials claimed at the time that Iranians are providing weapons and ammunition to the Taliban fighters, and some were even trained across the border.

An accusation that has always been denied by the Iranian officials, but officials in Tehran during their remarks always have supported the rule of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and its governance.

Two weeks ago, before Joe Biden’s inauguration, Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, accused Iran of having secret ties with the al-Qaida network and imposed new sanctions on several senior Iranian officials.

In May 2018, Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iran’s Foreign Minister blamed the United States for supporting Al-Qaeda, Taliban, and ISIS.

Despite all these allegations, the Taliban most likely and for many times visited Iran.

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  • Mohammad Haroon Alim holds a BBA degree from Kardan University. He works as a sub-editor for Khaama Press.