Tehran summit calls for formation of inclusive gov’t in Afghanistan

TEHRAN, Iran

Leaders of Afghanistan's neighboring countries gathered in Tehran on Wednesday, pledging support to the crisis-stricken country while reiterating call for formation of an inclusive government in Kabul.

In a joint statement following the summit, all participating countries emphasized the need for dialogue to evolve an “inclusive political mechanism” for resolving the crisis facing the country that sits at the crossroads of southern and central...