Russian Foreign Ministry statedthat Russia has established working contacts with Taliban representatives in Afghanistan.
“According to the available information, the situation in Kabul and in Afghanistan as a whole is stabilizing. The Taliban proceeded to establish public order, confirmed the guarantees of the safety of local residents and foreign diplomatic missions. We call on all Afghan parties to refrain from violence and help resolve the situation peacefully, ”the ministry said in a statement.
The Russian embassy in Kabul continues to operate normally.
After the withdrawal of US troops, the Taliban seized the entire territory of Afghanistan and completely occupied the capital of the country, Kabul, at night. The Taliban announced the creation of their own government and Sharia courts. Residents of Afghanistan are trying to escape from them the only available way, through the Kabul airport, where the evacuation by military transport aircraft continues. Several thousand US marines were urgently brought into the air harbor. They cover the departure of American diplomats. The withdrawal of coalition troops from Afghanistan should end on August 31. Details of what is happening – in online The Insider.