Russian ambassador to Afghanistan says he had “positive” meeting with Taliban

Russian Ambassador to Afghanistan Dmitry Zhirnov said he had a positive and constructive meeting in Kabul with representatives of the Taliban on Tuesday.

“These were representatives of the senior management of Taliban in the city. The meeting was positive and constructive. Taliban representatives said that the Taliban movement has the most friendly, the best approach to Russia. They confirmed the embassy’s security guarantees,” Zhirnov said in an interview with Russian state TV channel “Russia 24.”
“There will be no obstacles to the embassy’s activities. There will be no deterioration in status compared to the previous government. All our needs will be met,” he added.

The ambassador stressed that this meeting was of a purely technical nature. He said the Taliban representative asked not to disclose his name.

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