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Russia's Putin, Pakistan's Khan discuss Afghanistan: Kremlin

Russia's Putin, Pakistan's Khan discuss Afghanistan: Kremlin

Evacuees wait to board a Boeing C-17 Globemaster III during an evacuation at Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, Aug 23, 2021. (Photo US Marine Corps/Sgt. Isaiah Campbell/Handout via REUTERS)

MOSCOW : Russian President Vladimir Putin and Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan discussed Afghanistan in a phone call and formation of a government, which would take into account the interests of all groups in the population, the Kremlin said on Wednesday.

The importance of promoting intra-Afghan dialogue, which would facilitate creation of an inclusive government, was underscored during the talk, it said in a statement.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday that

Russia, China, the United States and Pakistan were interested in serving as mediators in resolving the crisis in Afghanistan.

Source: Reuters

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