Moscow format Contact Group on Afghanistan to meet in Tehran

The Moscow Format Contact Group will hold consultations regarding Afghanistan on June 8 in Tehran, according to Zamir Kabulov, Russia’s special presidential representative for Afghanistan.

“We have discussed with representatives of the Afghan leadership the preparations for the next, third meeting of special representatives for Afghanistan and the UN Secretary-General in Doha,” Kabulov said. “This meeting will be held on June 30 – July 1 in Doha, but prior to that, we will gather in Tehran, literally this Saturday. This is the so-called Moscow Format Contact Group. Apart from Russia, it includes Iran, China, and Pakistan.”

Kabulov noted that the consultations in Tehran will focus on preparations for the Doha meeting.