Situation in Afghanistan will trigger migration crisis, Iranian Foreign Minister said

The economic crisis in Afghanistan continues to worsen, a similar trend will lead to a large flow of emigrants to neighboring countries, Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian said. …

Iran supports Moscow format of talks on Afghanistan

Tehran supports any format of negotiations, including the Moscow one, which will lead to peace and stable development in Afghanistan, Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian said on Wednesday. …

Iranian Foreign Ministry blames US for suffering Afghan people

TEHERAN, 27 October – The US leadership has been responsible for the suffering of the Afghan people over the past 20 years, Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian said. “Washington is responsible for the suffering of the Afghan people over the past two decades,” the minister said at a press conference after the ministerial meeting … Read more

Afghanistan will find it difficult to return to the international arena, Lavrov said

It will be difficult for Afghanistan under the new authorities to return to the international arena, but this task is realistic, said Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. …

US wants to shift attention from Afghanistan to Iran, expert said

MOSCOW, October 27 – The United States, with its statements on the need for an early resumption of negotiations on Iran’s nuclear program, wants to switch attention from the Afghan story to the Iranian one, said Vladimir Yurtaev, professor of the Department of Theory and History of International Relations of the RUDN University, Doctor of … Read more

The Pentagon noted the interest of the Taliban in the fight against IS *

The Pentagon believes that the radical Taliban * is interested in fighting the IS * group, but its capabilities in this area have yet to be determined, Colin Cole, the US Deputy Secretary of Defense for Political Affairs, said on Tuesday. …

"Rare case": Russian Permanent Representative in Vienna appreciated cooperation with Britain

VIENNA, 26 Oct – Russia and Great Britain may try to find common approaches outside the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action on the Iranian Nuclear Program (JCPOA), said Mikhail Ulyanov, Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to international organizations in Vienna. “It is a rare case at present when the views of Russia and the … Read more

Foreign Ministry responded to the question of lifting sanctions against the Taliban

MOSCOW, October 25 – UN internally ready to lift sanctions from the Taliban (“Taliban” *), this issue is a matter of technology, said the special representative of the President of the Russian Federation for Afghanistan, director of the second department of Asia of the Russian Foreign Ministry Zamir Kabulov. “This is a matter of technology,” … Read more

V "Taliban"* explained why they did not want the collapse of the previous government

MOSCOW, October 25 – The fall of the past government of Afghanistan did not meet the interests of citizens and caused damage to the country, said in an interview with the TV channel Đ¢olo News Taliban spokesman * and Deputy Minister of Culture and Information of the interim government of Afghanistan Zabiullah Mujahid. “I believe … Read more

Taliban appreciated Putin’s words about their possible exclusion from the list of terrorists

MOSCOW, October 24 – The Afghan Foreign Ministry welcomes Russian President Vladimir Putin’s statement on the possibility of excluding the Taliban * from the list of terrorist organizations, Afghan Foreign Ministry spokesman Abdul Kahar Balkhi said. Earlier, the Russian leader, speaking at the Valdai Forum, said that the decision to exclude the Taliban * movement … Read more

Source: 17 people killed in Herat after clashes between Taliban

At least 17 people died as a result of clashes between the Taliban (the movement is recognized as terrorist and prohibited in the Russian Federation) with armed people in the Afghan province of Herat in western Afghanistan, a source in the hospital said. …