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Russia Calls for Removal of Taliban From UN Blacklist

The Russian Embassy in Kabul says Moscow considers the Afghan Taliban as a “political force” and that ready to remove the armed group’s name from its own blacklist. Describing the Afghan government as “Kabul State”, the Russian deputy ambassador to Afghanistan Albert Khorev on Thursday criticized the Afghan government leaders’ stand against the …

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Russia Postpones Peace Meeting on Afghanistan

Russia postponed a peace meeting on Afghanistan which was planned early next month in Moscow, the Afghan government said in a statement on Monday. The announcement came after Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has spoken with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani via phone call, the Presidential Palace (ARG) said in a …

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Russia Provides Military Support to Pakistan: Morgulov

Russia says it is providing military support to Pakistan in order to improve its counter-terrorism capabilities. Speaking at the Raisina Dialogue 2018 in New Delhi, Russia’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Igor Morgulov, said: “We provide support to Pakistan to improve its counter-terrorism capabilities. We sold several helicopters to Pakistan …

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Putin Says Ready to Work with U.S. in Afghanistan

Russian President Vladimir Putin Says his country is concerned over the strengthening of terrorist groups in northern Afghanistan. Speaking at his annual news conference on Thursday, Putin said that Russia is observing the growing threat in Afghanistan from international terrorists. He claimed that terrorist groups are occupying more and more …

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