Russia to convene conference on Afghanistan
Lavrov reiterates Moscow's stance that Taliban must be included in constructive dialogue.
Russia has announced to convene a conference on Afghanistan by the mid of this month with the participation of leading regional powers.
The announcement was made by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov during a joint press conference along with his Afghan counterpart Salahuddin Rabbani in Moscow.
He reiterated Moscow's stance that the Taliban must be included in any constructive dialogue to help find a solution to halt worsening violence in Afghanistan.