Press release on video consultations on Afghanistan with representatives of Russia, China, Iran and Pakistan
On May 18, Russian Presidential Representative for Afghanistan Zamir Kabulov
had quadripartite video consultations with China' s Special Envoy for Afghanistan Liu Jian, Deputy Foreign Minister of Pakistan Safdar Hayat and Iran's Special Envoy for Afghanistan Mohammad Taherianfard.
They had an in-depth discussion of the internal political developments in Afghanistan with a focus on the importance of implementing the agreement between the US and the Taliban as soon as possible and launching direct talks between internal forces in Afghanistan.
They also expressed hope that the agreement which the two political figures of Afghanistan reached earlier will help overcome the political crisis in the country and remove all obstacles to launching direct peace talks in Afghanistan.
They adopted a joint statement following the video consultations.