In this July 18, 2017 photo, fighters with Afghanistan's Taliban militia walk with their weapons in Ahmad Aba district on the outskirts of Gardez, the capital of Paktia province. (FARIDULLAH AHMADZAI / AFP)
MOSCOW – Russia called on Wednesday for urgent talks between the government in Afghanistan and the Taliban, its Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
The ministry said Russia could host such talks.
"We strongly recommend that negotiations start as soon as possible... to put an end to the civil war," the ministry said.
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