Pajhwok Services

Photo Service

SMS News Service

Pajhwok combines its expertise and experience in news reporting with a telecom firm and thus reach a wider audience in an 
effective way.

To subscribe: 
English News Update : Send 83 to 824
Dari News Update : Send 84 to 824
Pashto News Update : Send 85 to 824

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Afghan Peace Process Special Page

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Daily Newsletter

Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

Pajhwok is interested in your story suggestions. Please tell us your thoughts by clicking here.

Russia must partake in Afghan talks: Uzbek president

Russia must partake in Afghan talks: Uzbek president

Apr 26, 2016 - 19:38

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Uzbek President Islam Karimov on Tuesday warned the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) member countries against their involvement in a military-political standoff in Afghanistaninfo-icon.

Speaking in Moscow after his talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Karimov said:  "In light of the current difficult situation in Afghanistan and considering the lessons from recent history, it is imperative to prevent the SCO involvement in the military-political processes in that country."

Karimov said it was important to resume peace talks between Afghanistan's central government and the Talibaninfo-icon movement, adding it was crucial that Russia took part in the talks.

“There is a serious and a real threat of instability spilling over into neighbouring countries and regions,” he said, adding “Russia has and always had its vital interests in this region."

The Uzbek leader said they believed attempts to resolve the Afghan issue without Russia were unreasoned and precipitous.

PANinfo-icon Monitor/ma

Related Article

Download “Pajhwok” mobile App, on your smartphone to read and access latest news, features, interviews, videos and photos about Afghanistan.


Add new comment


Twitter Update