Badakhshan, due to its mountainous and impassable nature, has a high potential for the gathering of groups that are considered a serious threat to Tajikistan and other countries in the region.
Consequently, Türkiye utilized its balancing impact in favor of Iran in the Maximum Pressure policy era, may facilitate that influence to contain Iran’s adventurism under the new conditions.
According to the publications by Iranian research institutes, a Taliban-led administration will pose a danger to Iran's national interests in the medium and long term.
The power vacuum that will emerge in Afghanistan with the withdrawal of the US and NATO raises security concerns for and whets the appetite of many regional actors.
While water scarcity in Iran continues to be the trigger of internal tensions, water disputes with neighboring countries also deepen the problem.