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Russia: Moscow reaffirms cooperation with Afghanistan 00:54

Russia: Moscow reaffirms cooperation with Afghanistan

Russian Federation, Moscow
February 7, 2017 at 11:09 GMT -00:00 · Published

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov offered Russia’s condolences to his Afghan counterpart Salahuddin Rabbani after more than 100 people died in avalanches in the country in February. At the meeting on Tuesday in Moscow, Lavrov also said he sends “our wishes for quick recovery to those who were injured”.

Lavrov also mentioned “Russia and Afghanistan have been close partners for a long time”. He said “we reaffirm our interest in the further development of cooperation in security, economic and humanitarian spheres”. Both Lavrov and Rabbani also discussed the struggle against terrorism and the further development of bilateral relations.

Between February 4 and February 6 more than 100 people died in avalanches in Afghanistan. Later in the month a meeting concerning Afghanistan will be held in Moscow that includes Russia, China, India, Iran and Pakistan.

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Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov offered Russia’s condolences to his Afghan counterpart Salahuddin Rabbani after more than 100 people died in avalanches in the country in February. At the meeting on Tuesday in Moscow, Lavrov also said he sends “our wishes for quick recovery to those who were injured”.

Lavrov also mentioned “Russia and Afghanistan have been close partners for a long time”. He said “we reaffirm our interest in the further development of cooperation in security, economic and humanitarian spheres”. Both Lavrov and Rabbani also discussed the struggle against terrorism and the further development of bilateral relations.

Between February 4 and February 6 more than 100 people died in avalanches in Afghanistan. Later in the month a meeting concerning Afghanistan will be held in Moscow that includes Russia, China, India, Iran and Pakistan.

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