(Senior research fellow at the International Institute for Counter-terrorism (ICT) at the Interdisciplinary Centre Herzliya and former deputy head of Israel’s National Security Council)
Copyright: @ 2023 Research Institute for European and American Studies (www.rieas.gr) Publication date: 18 June 2023
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On May 27,2023 clashes broke out between Taliban and Iranian forces on their joint border along Afghanistan’s Nimroz province. The recent clashes have contributed to growing tensions between the two countries.
Since the Taliban’s takeover in August 2021, Iran has been positioning itself to secure its interests in Afghanistan and forge a working relationship with its new rulers. The relations between the Taliban and Tehran are unstable and there are several areas of disagreement between the countries.. Read more