By: The Kabul Times
KABUL: The Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Mohammad Haneef Atmar met with Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Kabul, Dmitry Zhirnov here in his office the other day, according to a MoFA statement,
Speaking about his recent visit to Moscow, FM Atmar thanked the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs for the warm and cordial reception extended to him and his accompanying delegation and highlighted the achievements of the visit in expanding bilateral relations in the political, security and economic arenas.
The Russian ambassador to Kabul talked about holding the Afghan peace talks in Moscow, and informed FM Atmar of invitations extended to the Afghan government leaders and politicians. The Afghan Foreign Minister discussed the significant role of Russian Federation in strengthening the regional and international consensus for achieving a sustainable peace in Afghanistan adding that soon he would share the perspectives of the Afghan government with Russia regarding the Moscow meeting.