Image by Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan (RAWA)
Taliban execute Zarmeena in Kabul in1999
American military commanders have long said that Russia was arming and enabling the Taliban in Afghanistan. With the Afghan conflict now America’s longest war, the Trump administration is looking for new tactics and a way forward.
Moscow seems to want to be in the middle of any deal struck in the region.
Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Wednesday the Taliban was prepared to attend multilateral peace talks on Afghanistan in Moscow, RIA news agency reported.
Afghanistan’s deputy foreign minister is expected to visit Moscow on Thursday to discuss the dates of the talks, the Afghan embassy was cited as saying earlier, reported Reuters.