Russia recognizes Taliban’s ‘efforts’ to stabilize Afghanistan

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Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Wednesday his country recognized the #Taliban’s “efforts” to try and stabilize the situation in #Afghanistan.

“A new administration is in power now,” Lavrov told an international conference on Afghanistan, which also sees the attendance of a senior Taliban delegation and 10 other countries. “We note their efforts to stabilize the military and political situation and set up work of the state apparatus.”

Speaking at the opening of the meeting, Lavrov warned that #ISIS and al-Qaeda are trying to take advantage of the instability in Afghanistan.

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