Possible use of NATO aircraft to traffic Afghan drugs needs to be investigated
Russia insists that reports about possible use of NATO aircraft to traffic drugs in Afghanistan be probed into, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Friday.
"We keep on receiving reports, …
Russian-American dialogue on Afghanistan irked some political circles in US
Russia and the United States have established a regular dialogue on Afghanistan, which could have bothered certain political circles in Washington, Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev …
Moscow never cooperated with Taliban
Moscow has never cooperated with the Taliban, outlawed in Russia, Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev said in an interview with the Argumenty i Fakty weekly.
"Frankly speaking, it …
Pentagon says it has no facts to confirm media reports about Russia and Taliban
The US Department of Defense has no facts to confirm media reports of Russia’s alleged attempts to offer Afghan militants a bounty for killing US soldiers in Afghanistan, Chief Pentagon …
US Intelligence denies allegations on Russia’s conspiracy in Afghanistan
The US Intelligence Service refutes media allegations that Russia offered money to militants in Afghanistan for killing American troops, US President Donald Trump announced on his Twitter account on …
Afghan authorities postpone naming of national negotiating team to talks with Taliban
The Afghan authorities have postponed the naming of a national negotiating team to talks with the Taliban movement (banned in Russia), spokesperson for the US Department of State Morgan Ortagus said a …
Blast in Afghanistan kills two, injures at least 26
Two people were killed and at least 26 were wounded on Wednesday when a bomb-laden car exploded in Afghanistan, Pajhwok news agency has reported.
According to the report, the blast occurred in the …
Russia to assist start of negotiations between US and Taliban movement
Moscow will take efforts to assist the quickest resumption of talks between representatives of the United States and the Taliban radical movement (outlawed in Russia), Russia’s Special …
Taliban movement claims responsibility for Tuesday blasts in Afghanistan
The Taliban movement (outlawed in Russia) has claimed responsibility for the explosions that rocked the Afghan capital of Kabul and the Parwan province earlier on Tuesday, Al Jazeera reported.
Taliban threatens to take up arms if Washington rejects negotiations
The Taliban movement (outlawed in Russia) may start combat actions if the United States ultimately refuses to carry out negotiations with the movement’s representatives on the settlement of the …