The second session of the consultation on Afghanistan will take place on 9 November in Moscow

© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Aminopherase in photobacteria of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. Archival photoThe second session of the consultation on Afghanistan will take place on 9 November in Moscow© RIA Novosti / Maxim to Aminopherase the image Bank

The second meeting of the Moscow format of consultations on Afghanistan at the level of Deputy foreign Ministers and the relevant special representatives will be held on 9 November in Moscow, reported on the website of the Russian foreign Ministry.

The meeting will be opened by the Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov.

«On the ninth of November in Moscow will host the second meeting of the Moscow format of consultations on Afghanistan at the level of Deputy foreign Ministers and the relevant special representatives», — stated in the message.

Meeting and invited representatives of the participating countries- Afghanistan, India, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, China, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and the United States. Reportedly, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has decided to send to the meeting a delegation of the High peace Council in this country. «For the first time in an international meeting of this level will participate a delegation of the Political office of the Taliban* in Doha. Approval of the final document is not provided», — stated in the message.

As the Ministry informs, the Russian side confirms the position about the inevitability of a political settlement in Afghanistan and the need for active and coordinated work of neighbours and regional partners of Afghanistan in this area.

* Banned in Russia as extremist organization.

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