Russia on Afghanistan and the 76th session of the General Assembly – Media Stakeout (18 Aug 2021)

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Informal comments to the media by Vassily Nebenzia, Russian Federation Permanent Representative to the United Nations, on the situation in Afghanistan and the 76th session of the UN General Assembly.

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