The Ministry of foreign Affairs responded to the reports about the visit of the Russian military to the Taliban


RIA Novosti

The Russian foreign Ministry has denied information of a number of Afghan media on the visit of Russian military delegation training camps of the Taliban in areas bordering Afghanistan in North Waziristan (Pakistani Agency). The foreign Ministry called these reports “insinuations”, reports RIA Novosti.

Reportedly, the Russian delegation, headed by Deputy chief of General staff of the Armed forces of the Russian Federation the General-Colonel Sergey Strukovym held in Rawalpindi (Pakistan) another round of bilateral military consultations.

“The focus was on discussing the prospects of regional cooperation in the relief of the threats posed by international terrorist groups. The Pakistani side gave a presentation on “developments in the field of security in the PRI””, – said in comments MFA. The Russians visited the capital of North Waziristan town of Miranshah, where they were shown parts of the city, liberated from the terrorists in the ongoing 2014 counter-terrorist operation “Zarb-e-AZB (Strike of the sword”).