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Russia Supports Peaceful, Independent Afghanistan Putin

Russia Supports Peaceful, Independent Afghanistan: Putin

MOSCOW – Russia’s president said on Wednesday that Moscow will help establish a peaceful and independent Afghanistan, which will be free from terrorism and drug crime.
Vladimir Putin was speaking at a ceremony to receive credentials from new ambassadors, including Afghanistan’s Mohammad Latif Bahand.
“This year, we are marking centenary of the establishment of diplomatic relations with Afghanistan. We provide assistance in establishing a peaceful and independent state of Afghanistan, which is free from terrorism and drug crime,” Putin said as quoted by TASS news agency.
“We appeal for a stop of the armed confrontation in Afghanistan and for starting an inclusive dialogue involving broad public and political forces,” Putin said.
Putin added that Russia “will be helping in the process alongside partners in the Moscow Group and the SCO-Afghanistan Contact Group.”
(Sahar News)

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