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Russia: US seeks ‘face-saving exit’ from Afghanistan – Moscow envoy02:15

Russia: US seeks ‘face-saving exit’ from Afghanistan – Moscow envoy

Russian Federation, Moscow
November 12, 2018 at 14:43 GMT +00:00 · Published

Russian Presidential Envoy for Afghanistan Zamir Kabulov said that it is the time to be practical in order to bring peace to Afghanistan, speaking in an interview in Moscow on Monday.

"America needs some face-saving exit in this situation. We are ready to help, but for that we should see our American colleagues to be ready to do something practically," Kabulov said.

"Since it is clear that they failed applying their strategy of imposing Taliban, or forcing Taliban to peace by force. Now it is time to review it and to be practical," the envoy added.

Moscow hosted the second international meeting on Afganistan last week, attended by political representatives of the Taliban and by members of Afghanistan's High Peace Council.

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Russian Presidential Envoy for Afghanistan Zamir Kabulov said that it is the time to be practical in order to bring peace to Afghanistan, speaking in an interview in Moscow on Monday.

"America needs some face-saving exit in this situation. We are ready to help, but for that we should see our American colleagues to be ready to do something practically," Kabulov said.

"Since it is clear that they failed applying their strategy of imposing Taliban, or forcing Taliban to peace by force. Now it is time to review it and to be practical," the envoy added.

Moscow hosted the second international meeting on Afganistan last week, attended by political representatives of the Taliban and by members of Afghanistan's High Peace Council.

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