The foreign Ministry assessed the situation in Afghanistan
The complete withdrawal of foreign troops from Afghanistan allows you to put an end to years of bloody war in the country, said the official representative of the Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.
According to Zakharova, the Russian foreign Ministry drew attention to the statement of the representative of the Ministry of defense to reduce the number of American troops in Afghanistan to the level stipulated by the agreement on peace between Washington and the radical movement "Taliban", as well as five bases to the Afghan national security forces.
As noted Zakharova, Russia welcomes the implementation of the American party's obligations under the agreement signed in Doha, and urged the United States, the Taliban and the Kabul government to implement the remaining agreements within the framework of the process of resolving the situation in Afghanistan, primarily with respect to the completion of the exchange of prisoners and to launch a direct inter-Afghan negotiations
"We are convinced that the complete withdrawal of foreign troops from Afghanistan and the implementation of a direct and inclusive inter-Afghan dialogue, with support from international partners allows you to put an end to years of bloody war and will contribute to establishing lasting peace in the Afghan land," Zakharova said at the briefing.
At the end of February at a ceremony in Qatar, the US and the Taliban signed their first for more than 18 years of war a peace agreement, which provides for the withdrawal of foreign troops from Afghanistan in 14 months and the beginning of an intra-Afghan dialogue in March after a transaction for the exchange of prisoners.