Taliban open for Russia to tap Afghanistan’s natural resources

Afghanistan plain. Stock image.

Russia’s ambassador to Kabul Dmitry Zhirnov said on Wednesday that the Taliban is open for Russia’s participation in developing Afghanistan’s natural resources, Russian news agencies reported.

“The Taliban is open to our participation in (Afghanistan’s) economy, including the development of natural resources,” said Zhirnov to a YouTube channel “Soloviev Live”, according to TASS.

(By Vladimir Soldatkin; Editing by Chris Reese)


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