Russia may be 'flexible' on easing of U.N. sanctions against Taliban: TASS

December 29, 2015 1:05 PM

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MOSCOW Russia is ready "to show flexibility" on the possible easing of sanctions imposed on Afghanistan's Taliban movement by the United Nations Security Council, TASS news agency on Tuesday quoted a senior Russian diplomat as saying.

Russia supports the policy of Afghanistan's central government aimed at achieving national reconciliation, Zamir Kabulov, a department chief at Russia's Foreign Ministry and President Vladimir Putin's special envoy on Afghanistan, was quoted as saying.

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