"I am grateful to Azerbaijan for hosting the Istanbul process, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told at the 7th ministerial conference on Heart of Asia-Istanbul Process (HoA), titled “Security and Economic Connectivity towards a Strengthened Heart of Asia Region” , AzVision.az reports.
Afghanistan has recently achieved success in combatting against ISIS, Iran's FM highlighted while commenting on the threat posed by ISIS.
"This issue can be solved through the joint efforts of our countries, not by military means. Iran also cooperates on fighting against the drug trafficking through Afghanistan to Europe. We have to set the seal on it in order to protect our people from drugs. In this regard, the economic potential of Afghanistan must be expanded", Zarif noted.