Trump says intelligence on Russia’s alleged bounties to Taliban never reached his desk
US President Donald Trump said in an interview with the Axios news website that intelligence on Russia’s alleged bounties to the Taliban to kill American soldiers "never reached" his desk.
No contacts on Afghanistan planned due to delays in prisoner exchange process
No contacts on Afghanistan are currently being planned in any format as the process of prisoner exchange between Kabul and the Taliban radical movement (outlawed in Russia as a terrorist organization …
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 …