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10/15, 8:19 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Taliban to attend meeting on Afghanistan in Moscow

Afghan Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abdul Qahar Balkhi confirmed the Taliban will send a delegation to the international meeting on the situation in the Asian country that will take place in Moscow on October 20.

"A senior delegation of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan led by Deputy PM [Prime Minister] HE [His Exellency] Mawlawi Abdul Salam Hanafi will attend the upcoming Moscow meeting and meet with representatives of different states to discuss issues of mutual interest," he tweeted.

The encounter will gather the members of the recently formed Moscow Format – Russia, Afghanistan, China, Pakistan, Iran, and India –, which was created to try to help bring peace to the crisis-stricken country.

Breaking the News / JR