“We hopes Russia will play a role in the peace process between the country and the insurgent Taliban.” an official at the High Peace Council said.
“As Moscow has an improving relation with Pakistan so it can play a key role in the Afghan peace efforts.” Hajji Din Mohammad, deputy head of the council claimed.
According to Russia’s envoy for Afghanistan, Zamir Kabulov “It was the time for Afghans to abandon bloodshed.”
Hajji Din Mohammad also said that Russia is the Afghanistan’s neighbor, peace is not only important for Afghanistan, but is also in the regional benefit. Russia’s presence in the peace process is fruitful and we should use Russia.
However, some political analysts seem pessimistic over Moscow’s role in peace process.