Lavrov: Russia, Kazakhstan Analyze “Threats Emanating from Afghanistan”
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says his country is building a dialogue with the de facto authorities in Kazakhstan.
Russia and Kazakhstan conduct joint analyses of terrorist and drug threats emanating from Afghanistan on a regular basis.
That is what Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov divulged in an article for the Rossiyskaya Gazeta government daily.
"Together we regularly analyze the terrorist and drug threats emanating from Afghanistan."
Lavrov added: "From consonant positions, we are building a dialogue with the de facto authorities of that country - in the interests of a lasting intra-Afghan settlement and elimination of multifaceted challenges on the southern borders of the CIS".
Earlier, the Russian Foreign Minister stated the Russia and Kazakhstan maintain relations of strategic partnership and alliance, stressing that the two countries regularly compare views on the extensive common agenda.