Ten countries, including Russia, China, Pakistan, India and Iran, participated in the Moscow Format meeting with Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers on Wednesday. In a joint statement, the countries called for peace, security and safety of minority groups.
Russia held the Moscow Format meeting on Afghanistan with Taliban delegation. It is being addressed by Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov.
The Taliban agreed to work with Russia, China and Iran on regional security after the Kremlin warned of emerging Islamic State and drug-trafficking threats in the wake of the hardline group’s takeover in Afghanistan.
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Paul hawkins So basically Russia and China want afganistan minerals and in return support taliban to beat their enemies in afganistan …support taliban to persecute women and minorities with claims of fighting isis and alquieda.
renley morrow Russia worried about the stability of its eastern border now that the west have left and it has to protect itself and its vassal states . I thought Vlad was the most powerful leader.