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Foreign Minister Meets the Ambassador of Russia to Kabul

H.E Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani met with the Ambassador of the Russian Federation H.E Alexander Mantytskiy to Kabul this Afternoon.

At the outset, the Foreign Minister appreciated Russia’s cooperation with Afghanistan in many areas like granting scholarships to security forces, government staff, and students and providing the Afghan Security Forces with military equipment.
Afterwards, while expressing his pleasure for meeting the Foreign Minister, the Ambassador of Russia expressed his assurance about the continuation of Russia’s cooperation with Afghanistan, especially in supporting government efforts in strengthening peace and capacity building in Afghanistan. H. E Alexander Mantytskiy also informed the Foreign Minister about 185 scholarships for the police and 300 more for civilians.
During the meeting, both sides talked about Foreign Minister’s official visit to Moscow in the near future and Russia’s agreement with the removal of Gulbuddin Hekmatyar’s name from the UN Security Council’s List.