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Amu 8pm News 29 September 2023

The Russian special envoy for Afghanistan, Zamir Kabulov, has confirmed that Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will not hold a meeting with the Taliban delegation invited “as guests” to the Moscow Format meeting in Kazan.

Kabulov’s remarks were made during an interview with the RTVI media outlet when he was asked about the possibility of Lavrov meeting with Amir Khan Muttaqi, the acting foreign minister of the Taliban at the event.

“No, Sergei Lavrov will not meet with Muttaqi and receive the Taliban. The Taliban have been invited to a meeting of the Moscow format,” Kabulov stated.