Russia is working with different nations to carry an emergency UN Safety Council assembly on Afghanistan because the Taliban completes its navy takeover of the nation, overseas ministry official Zamir Kabulov informed Russian information businesses.
“We’re engaged on this,” Mr Kabulov mentioned, including that the assembly will happen.
Russia is one among 5 everlasting members of the UN Safety Council, together with the USA, Britain, France, and China.
Mr Kabulov additionally mentioned Moscow doesn’t plan to evacuate its embassy in Kabul, saying the Taliban had provided Russia and different nations — which he didn’t title — safety assurances for his or her missions in Afghanistan.
Leonid Slutsky, overseas affairs chief within the decrease home of the Russian parliament, mentioned the scenario in Afghanistan required the “fast intervention” of the UN Safety Council.
“You will need to forestall a brand new humanitarian disaster,” he mentioned, in response to the RIA Novosti information company.
The US and different nations rushed to evacuate their residents from the capital as Taliban fighters stood on the outskirts of Kabul on Sunday.
The Taliban is on the point of an entire navy takeover of Afghanistan. The group’s spokesman mentioned the fighters had been ordered to not enter the town.
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