Sat Aug 16, 2014 1:3PM GMT
A senior Iranian official says US forces are close to a total withdrawal from Afghanistan, as Afghans no more want foreign forces in their country.
“The deadline for the full pullout of US military forces from Afghanistan is approaching because the Americans have realized that the Afghan nation will no longer tolerate the presence and interference of [US forces] in their country’s affairs,” Ali Akbar Velayati, a senior advisor to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, said on Saturday after a meeting with the head of the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan, Jan Kubish, in Tehran.
Velayati, who is also president of the Center for Strategic Research of the Expediency Council, quoted Kubish as saying in their meeting…
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