Members of the Taliban delegation, including deputy prime minister Abdul Salam Hanafi (2L), attend an international conference on Afghanistan in Moscow on October 20. Photo: AFP
Members of the Taliban delegation, including deputy prime minister Abdul Salam Hanafi (2L), attend an international conference on Afghanistan in Moscow on October 20. Photo: AFP
Afghanistan

Russia hosts talks on Afghanistan, urges Taliban to open up, respect human rights

  • The Moscow conference included China, Pakistan, Iran, India and former Soviet Central Asian states, but the US stayed away
  • Russia called for international aid for Kabul, but said human rights and inclusivity expectations of the international community had to be met

Topic |   Afghanistan
Members of the Taliban delegation, including deputy prime minister Abdul Salam Hanafi (2L), attend an international conference on Afghanistan in Moscow on October 20. Photo: AFP
Members of the Taliban delegation, including deputy prime minister Abdul Salam Hanafi (2L), attend an international conference on Afghanistan in Moscow on October 20. Photo: AFP
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