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Kremlin brings Kabul and Taliban to the table

“A modest first step in restoring full-fledged negotiations between Kabul and the Taliban.” This was how senior Russian senior diplomat Zamir Kabulov defined the landmark conference in Moscow last week, which aimed to find a resolution to the long-running Afghan conflict. Although the two warring sides would not admit they were in “official” negotiations, that the talks […]