Afghan leaders, Taliban attend peace talks in Moscow; India participates at non-official level Afghan leaders, Taliban attend peace talks in Moscow; India participates at non-official level

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Russia and the countries of the region will continue to do everything possible to launch a dialogue between Afghanistan's government and the Taliban.

Taliban talks: MEA merely testing waters with Moscow meeting, New Delhi has time aplenty to evaluate its Afghan position - Firstpost

New Delhi’s nominees are also retired MEA officials, underlining that Delhi is still far from comfortable with the talks, against which it has long cautioned Russian officials.

Russia Hosts Afghanistan Peace Talks

Russia convened Taliban officials, Afghan government envoys and representatives from seven nations for talks aimed at catalyzing an end to the war and burnishing Moscow’s credentials as a regional power broker.

Taliban representatives in Moscow signal Russia's rising diplomatic clout - KPAX.com

A Taliban delegation on Friday attended a diplomatic conference in Russia for the first time, in a move that underscored Moscow's keenness to play a role in the Afghan peace process, but the Kabul government sent no official representative.

Russia hosts meeting on Afghanistan

Russia is hosting a conference on Afghanistan bringing together representatives of the Afghan authorities and the Taliban

Afghan leaders, Taliban attend peace talks in Moscow

MOSCOW: Moscow on Friday hosted international talks on Afghanistan aimed at kickstarting direct negotiations between Kabul and the Taliban militant group, both of whom sent delegations. Russia hopes “through joint efforts to open a new page in the history of Afghanistan,” Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said as the talks opened at a Moscow hotel on Friday morning. He

India had on Thursday said it would participate in the dialogue hosted by Russia at a "non-official level" in Moscow.

India at Moscow dialogue: Why no talks with J-K stakeholders, asks Omar Abdullah India at Moscow dialogue: Why no talks with J-K stakeholders, asks Omar Abdullah

India had on Thursday said it would participate in the dialogue hosted by Russia at a

Afghan leaders, Taliban attend Moscow peace talks Afghan leaders, Taliban attend Moscow peace talks

“This conference is not about holding negotiations with any party whatsoever — rather it is about finding a peaceful solution to the issue of Afghanistan,” Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid said.

Omar Abdullah hits out at Centre over joining Afghan talks with Taliban in Russia

If participation in talks with Taliban was acceptable, 'why not non-official dialogue with non-mainstream stake holders in J&K?', he asked.

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