Intelligence information shows that Russia is supplying the fuel to companies that then sell it to the Afghan radical Islamic grouping “the Taliban”. This was stated by the Chairman of the military Committee of NATO, the Czech General Petr Pavel, reports on Thursday, October 26, “Voice of America”.
“I have no concrete evidence of Russian arms supplies to the Taliban,” said he, speaking in Washington. According to Peter Paul, the representatives of the Alliance will likely discuss this issue with Moscow on 26 October at the sixth session of the Council Russia — NATO.
The Pentagon for several months expressing concern about Russian interference in the situation in Afghanistan.
In late August, U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson has accused Moscow of supplying weapons to the Taliban. “This violates international standards and norms of the UN Security Council”, — said the head of the state Department.
A similar statement was made by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani. Documented data was also missing. Russia has repeatedly denied accusations of arming the Taliban. The Russian foreign Ministry of the word Afghan leader called unacceptable and baseless, urging the authorities “not to go on about the swelling in some Western media of anti-Russian hysteria”.
The Taliban banned in Russia.