Russia has offered assistance to Afghanistan in the reconstruction of the road around Kabul

© RIA Novosti / Andrey Presnovka. Archival photoRussia has offered assistance to Afghanistan in the reconstruction of the road around Kabul© RIA Novosti / Andrey Greshnov

Russia offers Afghanistan aid in the reconstruction of strategic road projects and applies for trucks in the country, reported RIA Novosti Chairman of the Russian part Russian-Afghan intergovernmental Commission, Deputy head of the Ministry of energy Yury Senturin.

«In transport we are ready to offer and offer our services in the field of road construction: it is a ring road around Kabul, the reconstruction of very large communication node of the Salang pass. Expect to supply equipment of our trucks,» said sentjurin.

The ring road around Kabul and the Salang tunnel is a strategic road facilities, the completion of the reconstruction of the ring had at the beginning of 2000-ies and was under US control. The tunnel through the Salang pass was first built by Soviet specialists in 1958-1964 years, but in 1997 it was blown up during the civil war between the Northern Alliance and the Taliban and re-opened in 2002.

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