Moscow has no intention of sending Russian troops to Afghanistan, the nation’s Deputy Foreign Minister Oleg Syromolotov revealed on Monday, noting that the Taliban motion doesn’t have any want for navy help from anybody.
“Such a step would not meet our interests,” Syromolotov instructed RIA Novosti. “Furthermore, the new Afghan authorities have restored some order in the country, and they do not need any military assistance.”
The Taliban, acknowledged in Russia as a terrorist group, introduced that it had taken management of Afghanistan on August 15, declaring that it had taken over the complete nation, together with its main cities and border checkpoints. On the identical day, ousted Afghan president Ashraf Ghani fled the nation.
Since then, the group has tried to persuade the worldwide group that it’s working to create peace, revealing that it might write a brand new structure.
Syromolotov additionally defined that, regardless of the Taliban now being in command of a close-by nation, Russia wouldn’t take away the group from its checklist of terrorist organizations. Last week, Moscow’s particular presidential consultant for Afghanistan expressed the identical view.
“For this status to change, the UN Security Council must adopt another resolution,” Zamir Kabulov instructed on-line publication Podyem, noting a brand new decree must be made for any change to be enacted in Russia.
“Russia, more than anyone else, has always been a great believer in the observance of international law and the UN Charter. We are not going to violate established rules and order,” he defined.
On Friday, Russian President Vladimir Putin mentioned that the world should now settle for the realities of the state of affairs in Afghanistan, noting that Moscow’s focus is now on stopping terrorists from infiltrating Afghanistan’s neighboring nations within the guise of refugees.
“We see that the Taliban have announced the end of combat operations, started restoring public order and promised to guarantee the security of local residents and foreign diplomatic missions,” he famous. “I hope that all this will be materialized.”
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