• publish: 17 January 2018
  • time: 4:27 pm
  • category: Politics
  • No: 5333
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Russia called for an urgent talks between Afghan gov and Taliban

A statement from Russian ministry of foreign says that country is calling for an immediate peace talks between Afghan government and the Taliban.

 

“We strongly recommend that negotiations start as soon as possible… to put an end to the civil war,” the ministry said.

The ministry also said in its statement that the country is ready to provide the platform for such talks.

The statement came ahead of the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s visit to New York on January 18-19. He will take part in the UN Security Council meetings on non-proliferation of mass destruction weapons and the situation in Afghanistan, TASS reported.

“The experience of international efforts on stabilization in Afghanistan shows the ineffectiveness of attempts to solve problems by force,” the ministry said

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