SAWT BEIRUT INTERNATIONAL

| 9 February 2023, Thursday |

Russian Ambassador To Meet Taliban In Kabul Tuesday

Russia ambassador to Afghanistan will meet with the Taliban in Kabul on Tuesday and that it will decide on whether to recognize the new government based on its conduct.

“Our ambassador is in contact with the Taliban leadership, tomorrow he will meet with the Taliban security coordinator,” foreign ministry official Zamir Kabulov said in an interview with the Ekho Moskvy radio station on Monday.

He said the talks between Moscow’s ambassador, Dmitry Zhirnov, and the Taliban would centre on how the group plans to provide security for the Russian embassy in the Afghan capital.