Russia has offered to mediate in Afghanistan with Pakistan.
Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says Russia is ready to mediate in Afghanistan with the help of Pakistan, but will oppose sending more Afghan refugees to Central Asia. The country will become a target if it builds a military base. Meanwhile, addressing the ruling Congress, Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that Russia has learned a lot from the past, so it will not be a part of any conflict in Afghanistan. Vladimir Putin has said that Russia has no intention of interfering in Afghanistan’s internal affairs. Russian forces will now take part in any conflict in Afghanistan. In addition, addressing an online meeting of the Collective Security Treaty Organization, Putin warned Central Asian states against radicals, saying that if the Taliban came to power, Central Asian states I think radicalism can spread and these states should Keep extremists away from your land.