The Upper House Press Office
Ambassador of the
Russian Federation in a Joint Commission Session With The Commission of Defense
and International Affairs of the Senate Explained Regarding the Worries of the
Afghanistan People about The Russia’s Relations With Taliban.
The mentioned session launched by
the demands of the Alexander Mantiski ambassador of the Russia during their
meeting with the Speaker of the Senate and provided information regarding their
assistance in various sectors with Afghanistan especially in civil and military
training for combating against the drug and similarly provided information
regarding military helicopters delivery to Afghanistan.
of the Russian concerned their worries regarding IS influences in Afghanistan
and said regarding their relations with Taliban that in the April 2013 a
transportation pilot of the Russia along with five Turkish engineer were in the
custody of Taliban, the Turkish officials abled to release their citizens and similarly
according to the needs the Russian officials by consulting with the
national security council of Afghanistan
contacted with Taliban and abled to release the mentioned pilot.
Alexander Mantiski, concerned their relations
with Taliban for security of their citizens and strengthening the peace process
and denied their military and financial assistance with any terrorist group
especially the with Taliban, and added that the Taliban has been received the Russian
weaponry during their combat with ANA especially in the fall of the Kundoz city.
Similarly, the mentioned ambassador
supported from the peace process by the leadership of Afghanistan people.
Afterward, the senators debated
regarding the Russia’s relations with Taliban, combat against the drug, seclusion
of the Taliban and Pakistan and other issues were debated. The senators added the
Afghanistan should not be a battlefield of the countries and the Afghanistan
government has good relations with their neighboring countries.
At the mentioned session, beside of
the participation of the members of the commission of defense and international
affairs, secretary and deputy secretary of the senate, chairman of the parliamentary
group and national cohesion of the senate , SG of the Senate Secretariat were