Russia has no plans to be a mediator between Taliban, other forces in Afghanistan: Lavrov

MENA , Friday 3 Sep 2021

'We have long urged the Taliban and other ethnic political groups in Afghanistan to negotiate the creation of an inclusive transitional government,' Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said

Russia has no intention to propose itself as a mediator at negotiations between the Taliban movement and other political forces in Afghanistan, TASS news agency quoted Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov as saying Friday.

"We have long urged the Taliban and other ethnic political groups in Afghanistan to negotiate the creation of an inclusive transitional government," he said.

"Currently we have no plans for being a mediator at such talks. To my mind, nobody has such plans, either," he added.

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