Raisi: US withdrawal from Afghanistan a defeat

Mon 16 Aug 2021 at 16:46 Regional

NNA – Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi considered today that the US withdrawal from Afghanistan is a "defeat" that should constitute an opportunity to achieve "sustainable peace" in the eastern neighbor of the Islamic Republic, according to a statement published on the presidency's website, as reported by AFP.

Raisi said: "The military defeat and the withdrawal of the United States from Afghanistan must turn into an occasion to restore life, security and sustainable peace in this country."

 

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