At Moscow meeting, Russia stresses importance of resumption of US-Taliban talks and group says eager to renew dialogue.
Taliban representatives have held discussions with Russian officials in Moscow, just days after US President Donald Trump declared months-long peace talks between Washington and the group “dead”.
Taliban’s Qatar-based spokesman Suhail Shaheen confirmed the meeting in the Russian capital on Friday, saying the group’s delegation held consultations with Zamir Kabulov, Russia’s special envoy for Afghanistan.
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WNU Editor: Aside the media coverage, nothing much came out from these “talks”.
Afghan Taliban send team to Russia after U.S. talks collapse — Reuters
Moscow holds Taliban talks — France 24
Taliban Arrive in Moscow Days After Trump Declares Peace Deal ‘Dead’ — Time/AP
Taliban negotiators arrive in Moscow days after Trump declares Afghan peace talks ‘dead’ — FOX NEws
Russian FM confirms presidential envoy met Taliban delegates in Moscow — The Nation