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Media: the Taliban do not intend to stop fighting before the talks

Radical movement "the Taliban" is not going to stop fighting to start inter-Afghan talks, according to the TV station 1TV News, citing a representative of the Taliban Zabiulla Mujaahid.

Earlier on Sunday, a representative of the President of Afghanistan Sedik Sedici urged the Taliban to renounce violence and accept this participation in the peace process.

In Afghanistan killed four members of the security forces

The four members of the security forces died in the attack in Baghlan province in the North-East of Afghanistan, ten people were injured, reported local TV channel Tolo News.

The incident occurred on the highway in Baghlan-Samangan. The source channel reported that militants of the radical movement "Taliban" attacked the security forces.

In Afghanistan, the bombing of the car, six people were killed

Six civilians were killed and another eight injured as a result of blasting of the mined car in the Afghan province of Ghazni, reports TV channel Tolo News, citing the press Secretary of the Governor of the province of Vahiguru Jumazade.

According to a spokesperson, the incident occurred approximately at 16: 00 local time (14.30 GMT) in the district Jaghatu. Jumazade said that the bomb on the car mounted the militants of the radical movement "Taliban".

In Afghanistan, a soldier was killed in a bomb blast

One soldier of the national Directorate of security of Afghanistan has killed at least three others injured in bomb attack in Paktia province in the East of the country, according to the Agency Pajak, citing the police.

As reported by the provincial chief of police, Colonel Kamran Lotfallah, the incident occurred on Saturday morning. The injured soldiers were taken to hospital.

The attack of the Taliban in southwestern Afghanistan killed a police officer

One policeman was killed and six captured militants of the radical movement "Taliban" who attacked a checkpoint in Farah province in southwest Afghanistan, told RIA Novosti the representative of the local authority.

According to a member of the provincial Council of Dully Cana, the Taliban attacked a security forces post Sayed Abad late on Friday evening.

Lavrov responded to the accusations of "collusion" between Russia and the Taliban

The US still has not provided any evidence of the accusations against Russia in connection with the radical movement "Taliban," said Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.

"I can only confirm that all of this is based on a very unfair speculation. No concrete evidence was not presented. Moreover, officials of the administration, including the defense Minister, said that they do not know about such facts. All of this is again inscribed, as if this all was created, apparently, the way it is, in the internal political struggle before the elections", - said the Minister on the online session of the international forum "Primakov reading-2020" "Russia and pochkovidnye the world."

The Pentagon has not received reports about the "conspiracy" of Russia with the Taliban

The Secretary of defense mark Esper stated that he had not received reports about the "reward", which was allegedly paid Russia the Afghan Taliban for attacks on American soldiers.

"As I recall, I have not received reports that included the word "remuneration," said Esper at hearings in Committee on armed forces U.S. house of representatives.

The foreign Ministry assessed the situation in Afghanistan

The visit of the head of the Higher Council for national reconciliation of Afghanistan Abdullah Abdullah to Pakistan to promote the Afghan settlement, said the official representative of the foreign Ministry of Russia Maria Zakharova.

"We know about the planned visit of the representative of the Supreme Council for national reconciliation Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to Pakistan. We hope that this trip will strengthen ties between Islamabad and Kabul, advancing the process of peaceful settlement in Afghanistan," she said.

The Afghan government released nearly 600 prisoners of the Taliban

The Afghan government has agreed to release nearly 600 Taliban after reviewing the list with the names of prisoners, the release of which requires a radical grouping "the Taliban" for negotiations, according to TV channel Tolo News, citing a source.

Previously the TV station 1TV News reported that Afghan authorities said the refusal to let go of 597 prisoners, the release of which requires a "Taliban". The Department of prisons indicated that most of those prisoners convicted of criminal offenses, murder.

In the U.S. evaluated data on the deaths of the military because of "collusion" between Russia and the Taliban

The commander of U.S. Central command (CENTCOM), General Kenneth Mackenzie questioned the accuracy of the information that alleged Russia's collusion with the Taliban led to the deaths of American soldiers.

According to the General, in this case the information was not enough even to ensure that he gave the order to carry it deep.

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