With the Taliban in control of Afghanistan, world must focus on preventing collapse of state & cross
The world has to accept the realities of the situation in Afghanistan and come together to prevent the collapse of the entire state, Vladimir Putin said during a joint press conference with Angela Merkel on Friday.
The Russian president and the German chancellor were speaking to journalists during the latter’s state visit to Moscow. “The Taliban control virtually the entire country, including the capital,” Putin said, saying that other countries should react to the situation on the ground. “This is reality.” He also called on the world to turn its efforts to prevent terrorists from infiltrating Afghanistan’s neighboring countries in the guise of refugees.
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