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Moscow: The situation in Afghanistan is stabilizing


AA / Moscow

The Russian Foreign Ministry said the situation in Afghanistan is tending to stabilize.

In a statement released on Monday, the ministry added that Moscow is closely monitoring developments in Afghanistan after the Taliban movement took control of the country.

And to continue: “According to the information available to us, the situation in Afghanistan and in its capital, Kabul, seems to be stabilizing.”

He said the Taliban had started to ensure security and public order, indicating that the movement was ensuring the safety and protection of the local population and foreign missions.

The Russian Foreign Ministry called on all parties in Afghanistan not to resort to violence and to support efforts to find a solution by peaceful means.

He stressed that Moscow did not intend to evacuate its embassy in Kabul and that it would continue its work.

The press release also announces that contacts have been established with representatives of the new power in Afghanistan.

The Taliban took control of almost all of Afghanistan in just over a week, despite the billions of dollars the United States and NATO have spent over nearly 20 years to bolster forces. Afghan security.

The Taliban have been expanding their influence in Afghanistan since last May, which coincides with the start of the last stage of the withdrawal of American forces, which is due to end on August 31.

* Translated from Arabic by Mourad Belhaj

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