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Interesting news: December 23 in Russia was an opinion that the interests of the Taliban and Moscow ... are the same. Well, not as a whole, of course, but in the matter of the struggle with the “Islamic State”. This was stated by the special representative of the President of Russia for Afghanistan, Director of the Department of the Foreign Ministry Zamir Kabulov. According to him, the interests of the Taliban "objectively coincide with ours." The Russian press immediately jokingly dubbed the Taliban "moderate patriots."




December 23 evening on site Interfax there was an interesting interview. He was given to journalists by the special representative of the Russian president for Afghanistan and the head of the department of the Russian foreign ministry Zamir Kabulov. The expert gave an assessment of the NATO mission in Afghanistan, and also spoke about the coincidence of interests of Moscow and the Afghan Taliban in the fight against the "IS".

The NATO training mission in Afghanistan, according to the expert, is “ineffective.” The Americans brought Afghanistan "to the handle." “When all the Taliban were expelled in 2001, the level of disability was reduced to zero,” Kabulov recalled, “now, as a result of the massive American presence, we received a strategic threat, including for us in the future, for China, for India, for Central Asia, for Iran. "

“The Taliban now for the most part act as a national liberation movement. For them, Americans are occupiers who illegally occupied their homeland and threaten their cultural and religious traditions. ”


Regarding the possibility for Moscow to use the Taliban as allies in the fight against ISIS in Afghanistan, the expert said the following: “The Taliban and without our help are doing this because they feel that ISIL is trying, like Al-Qaida” Time to use them for transnational purposes, for caliphate, for global jihad. ” Sensing such a "use", the Taliban began to put on "IG" "quite serious blows." “Both the Afghan Taliban and the Pakistani Taliban,” the expert explained, “said they did not recognize Al-Baghdadi as caliph; they did not recognize ISIL. It is very important".

“The interests of the Taliban and without stimulation objectively coincide with ours,” Kabulov noted further. He recalled the presence of Moscow "communication channels for the exchange of information" with the Taliban. According to the expert, Russia is in favor of "a political settlement." “We would like the government of Afghanistan with its opponents, even if armed, to negotiate without blood and come to acceptable compromises. And for this we need to take into account the current resolution of the UN Security Council, ”summed up Kabulov.

Meanwhile, let us add from ourselves, there is a contradiction that can prevent Moscow from using the Taliban as a kind of "allied" force. First, the Taliban are still fighting against official Kabul. Secondly, this very official Kabul from time to time asks Moscow to help. weapons. True, it says that it is necessary to combat the "IG".

The first vice-president of Afghanistan, Abdul Rashid Dostum, addressed the request for military assistance to Russia this fall. He said that Kabul needs weapons, we need airplanes and helicopters to fight IG.

In fact, a rather weak Kabul is at war with both the IG and the Taliban, which became more active after the withdrawal of most of the NATO contingent from the country. In the spring of 2015, the media wrote about the announcement by the IG and the Taliban of mutual Jihad. But this does not change their common goal. Kabul attracts those and others.

It is necessary to talk about competition: between the militants there is a confrontation for the future power. Meanwhile, the "official" Afghan government is located between two fires. In any case, the alliance of Moscow with the Taliban in any form would look at least unusual. We must at least remember that the Taliban, just like the Islamic State and Al Qaeda, are recognized by the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation as terrorist organizations. Their activity on the territory of Russia is prohibited.

In addition, not all Taliban shun "IG". Some of them see in the new army of Islamists a real new force. In early December 2015, the Western press reported that about 1600 militants who had previously fought for al Qaeda and the Taliban swore allegiance to IG. It is also known that these "divisions" then took control of a number of counties and Jalalabad.

An expert of the Center for the Study of Modern Afghanistan, Andrei Serenko, considers the cooperation of Russia with the Taliban impossible. According to him, the opinion that the Taliban will help Russia or anyone else in the fight against the “IG” should be characterized as a “complete delusion”. The expert does not know "what could have been dictated by Kabulov’s statement."

“Russia has no sustainable channels that allow it to play the role of an equal partner with the Taliban.” Moreover, cooperation with the Taliban could have horrific consequences, including for the security of Central Asia and Russia, ”Serenko explained to the newspaper’s correspondent. "Sight".

"Today, Russia has only one option - this is the support of the central government in Kabul, cooperation with NATO forces in Afghanistan," the analyst believes.

Azhdar Kurtov, a leading researcher at the Russian Institute for Strategic Studies, expressed a different opinion to the newspaper Vzglyad. He brought two Russian proverbs: the enemy of my enemy is my friend; of two evils choose the lesser.

“Yes, the Taliban is neither ideological, nor political, nor a long-term strategic ally of Russia, but the Taliban found themselves in a situation when a force emerged in Afghanistan that is a very serious opponent of the Taliban movement, the official authorities and the interests of Afghanistan’s neighbors: Iran, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, China and Pakistan and neighbors that do not have a common border with Afghanistan, but nonetheless have their own interests, such as the Russian Federation. In this sense, I can imagine an alliance with the structure of the Taliban, ”said Kurtov.

The Taliban in this case, the expert said, tactical allies. We are not talking about a long-term alliance or assistance to the Taliban in the war. Speech only about how not to interfere with them to carry out military operations against the "IG". Of course, when the threat of "IG" will be neutralized, the question of the Taliban will arise. Is it possible that the Taliban will continue the victorious movement to Kabul? “Yes, such a situation is possible, but the lesser of two evils choose the lesser,” says Kurtov. - The situation in Afghanistan is very difficult after the departure of the Americans and their allies, and in any case, our ability to effectively counter the rebel anti-government movements is limited. According to Ostap Bender, we must choose the third position according to Senka, set tasks that we can accomplish, and not take, and consider that all our actions should be refined and verified. ”

The situation, we add, looks at least controversial. The Americans, who strengthened the al-Qaeda terrorists in the eighties of the last century, when the Mujahideen were fighting the Soviets in Afghanistan, then got a strong enemy - in fact, they themselves gave rise to a monster, according to some politicians of that time. Support for the Taliban, whatever it may be, can lead to unpredictable results. It is unlikely that Moscow will do something in the region, even if it is connected with the fight against IG, which at least indirectly helps the Taliban to strengthen. The slightest omission in this kind of “strategy” that will lead the Taliban to the march on Kabul will instantly become a geopolitical trump card in the hands of the West: the Russians, they say, support terrorism and oppose “democratic power” in Afghanistan. And what should Moscow do next? Fight the Taliban? But the Americans are asleep and see how the Russians are getting involved in the next eastern war! This quagmire can suck in such a way that it will not be able to get out of there even after ten years. The Soviet Union has already sipped Afghanistan. And now there is Syria, and this is already very much for an economically weak Russia.

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  1. populist
    populist 28 December 2015 06: 49 New
    -1
    On December 23, an opinion was voiced in Russia that the interests of the Taliban and Moscow ... coincide. Well, not in general, of course, but in the matter of the fight against the Islamic State. This was stated by the Special Representative of the Russian President for Afghanistan, Director of the Foreign Ministry Department Zamir Kabulov.

    Surprised by this statement.
    We also found ourselves allies - bandits and thugs.
    These applicants must be dismissed for their full professional unfitness.
    1. Temples
      Temples 28 December 2015 09: 17 New
      +4
      These applicants must be dismissed for their full professional unfitness.

      And then, by order of the President, to appoint the PEOPLE to the post of leader of the end of the war in Afghanistan and the settlement of all conflicts on Earth! laughing
      1. Mahmut
        Mahmut 28 December 2015 09: 36 New
        10
        Only the Taliban can settle the situation in Afghanistan. They do not need to be helped, but it is not worth interfering.
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        2. lukke
          lukke 28 December 2015 15: 37 New
          +3
          Only the Taliban can fix the situation in Afghanistan
          What should other Afghans do? who are secular or simply not religious fanatics? There are a lot of them, too, and if the Taliban wins, they will have a kirdyk. The only thing I agree with the Taliban is their attitude towards drugs.
    2. Glot
      Glot 28 December 2015 09: 39 New
      +7
      Surprised by this statement.
      We also found ourselves allies - bandits and thugs.
      These applicants must be dismissed for their full professional unfitness.


      If necessary, then the allies may be so. Politics, a difficult thing, to say the least.
      We won when the Detachment fought across the river, and Ahmad Shah against the same, and after our detachments of the OGSR were already safe, and detachment artillery of his opponents and General Usto crushed him with fire. And other miscellaneous ...
      So, not every enemy today can be an enemy tomorrow.
      1. T-73
        T-73 28 December 2015 12: 12 New
        +3
        Quote: Glot
        If necessary, allies can be

        That's right, we should be guided only by our interests. Official Kabul is now nothing. You can, of course, feed him weapons, but balance is important here. The main thing here is to stay above the battle of. Kabul, Taliban and IG. And if everything is clear with IS, then really
        Quote: Glot
        not every enemy today can be an enemy tomorrow

        but this is a very difficult game, a trial ball in the media is launched, we must wait for the development of the situation or its relief. Now there is little information, let's see
      2. Asadullah
        Asadullah 29 December 2015 00: 19 New
        -1
        and against the same Ahmad Shah


        Maasud was not a Pashtun. Although at that time they were his allies. And Dostum ended up being a traitor. In Afghanistan, secular power can only be in which one province, by agreement, in the rest the inhabitants themselves will be against. Today, the Taliban could be the best allies, only they can not be imposed. No air support, no advisers, no specialists. Give them intelligence and supplies. They are themselveswill do it right. This is necessary - so that drugs, weapons and bandits would not get into Central Asia. Although about drugs, it is necessary to press the Tajiks themselves.
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    4. tolancop
      tolancop 28 December 2015 10: 13 New
      +5
      If 2 gangs came together in a conflict, then the most correct thing is not to interfere with the conflict, and even better, slightly weaken the gang ... The destruction of one bandit by the hands of another bandit is an ideal case.

      T.ch. the applicants have no professional unfitness. There is a real assessment of the situation.
      1. cap
        cap 28 December 2015 10: 54 New
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        Quote: tolancop
        If 2 gangs came together in a conflict, then the most correct thing is not to interfere with the conflict, and even better, slightly weaken the gang ... The destruction of one bandit by the hands of another bandit is an ideal case.

        T.ch. the applicants have no professional unfitness. There is a real assessment of the situation.


        Debate flares up. Judging by the topic raised, there are no indifferents.
        I read an interesting dialogue in the Lifejournal. There are those who consider ISIS to be simply revolutionaries. In the given dispute, under the nickname, do you think Burkina Faso either posing as a resident of this state, or pointing to his neutral position (pay attention to the “patriot rating”).
        I personally support the second author. however, judge for yourself:
        burckina_faso
        December 26th, 21:24
        Last week, the Russian Foreign Ministry announced its readiness to recognize the Taliban. Apparently, they are looking for allies against ISIS. I believe that after some time they will be forced to admit ISIS, when they finally win. And for some reason I’m sure that they will win. I am quite sure that the leadership of the Russian Federation made a mistake by fitting into this conflict, instead of taking neutrality and engaging in the prevention of terrorism within the country, rather than raking a formidable aspen nest outside it.

        In general, ISIS reminds me of a young Soviet republic during the Civil War, against which almost the whole world took up arms, but it survived and after some time became a powerful power with which all the powers of this world were forced to reckon. However, we did not have to start reckoning, but on unfavorable conditions.
        burckina_faso - 2nd place in the rating of the Volga region

        thinker_up
        2015-12-26 05: 11 pm (UTC)
        The simulacrum of the state and Islam does not mean simulacrum at all. For those who do not want to think for themselves, I explain. IG is a product of Western Islamization, which has been going on since the 19th century. The British colonialists were very attentive to the natural contradictions in historical Islam, they carefully nurtured and nurtured these natural contradictions to the degree of unnaturalness. This painstaking work was continued, without completely eliminating the British luminaries of American specialists. This is after the Second World War. The IS appeared recently, but the Arab spring, Iraq, Libya, now Syria are the stages of a long journey. This is not Islamic statehood striding the planet, but Western mutacapitalism. Therefore, the IG is a simulacrum, as a state and Islam, but its strength is not in simulation, but in global Western fascism.

        http://burckina-faso.livejournal.com/1354779.html?thread=62323483
        1. Dilshat
          Dilshat 28 December 2015 12: 50 New
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          Volga region does not sit on livejournal dumps lol
        2. Asadullah
          Asadullah 29 December 2015 00: 23 New
          0
          I personally support the second author.


          So pepper is clear, the first attracts an acidic texture over the ears, and the second has understanding.
    5. -Traveller-
      -Traveller- 28 December 2015 10: 34 New
      +3
      What's the problem? In my opinion, our allies have officially signed the hezbollah, we have also recorded the RPK in absentia as allies, but in fact we have supported since the 80s. now the Taliban will become a tactical ally. and tomorrow al-Qaeda, because enemy of my enemy (usa).
      but overall we are the most violent fighters against terrorism laughing
      1. CONTROL
        CONTROL 28 December 2015 11: 43 New
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        Quote: -Traveller-
        What's the problem? In my opinion, our allies have officially signed the hezbollah, we have also recorded the RPK in absentia as allies, but in fact we have supported since the 80s. now the Taliban will become a tactical ally. and tomorrow al-Qaeda, because enemy of my enemy (usa).
        but overall we are the most violent fighters against terrorism laughing

        ... and sho ce?
        Old Man Makhno looks out the window ... and outside the window - oh-oh-oh-oh! ...
        (he was also an ally ... up to a certain point! The main thing is to determine him in time - this moment ...)
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    7. Dam
      Dam 28 December 2015 23: 25 New
      0
      This is a hybrid war. An enemy of your enemy can and should be
    8. Asadullah
      Asadullah 29 December 2015 00: 08 New
      0
      These applicants must be dismissed for their full professional unfitness.


      Are you sure, dear? The fact is that the Taliban is a national entity operating exclusively in the places of Pashtun residence. Yes, the Taliban’s law is based on Sharia, but the fact is that all of Afghanistan has lived under this law for over a thousand years. But not only on it. The Pushtunvalai Pashtun Code of Honor is equally used. You can familiarize yourself with it on the Internet, maybe take a look at the Taliban with different eyes. The Taliban does not recognize a war of aggression, - Gazavata. It is on this that his struggle is built. The fight against the invaders, both in the past with Shuravi, and today with the invaders of the Western world. On this, and not only on this, their differences with the IG are based. It is not necessary to bring to Afghanistan either socialism, or capitalism, or democracy. They do not impose their lifestyle on anyone, and they don’t need anything, let them live the way they lived. If the USSR did not support the corrupt proteges of secular power, but would help in a peaceful settlement between ethnic groups, building the relationship of the provinces to the center according to the method of the emirates, then today we would have a reliable ally in the region. Now the Taliban, an education created to fight the invaders. And there is nothing surprising that the crepes of Salafism keep this formation. It always happened in Afghanistan, during the war people were armed with Salafi, and peacetime returned to Sufism. Tell me the Middle Ages? Only in this "Middle Ages", in the villages there were no crimes for four hundred years. And not for fear.
  2. Wolka
    Wolka 28 December 2015 06: 50 New
    +2
    yes, the second M. Taraki can’t give birth to Afghanistan ...
    1. afdjhbn67
      afdjhbn67 28 December 2015 08: 03 New
      +1
      Quote: Volka
      M. Taraki Afghanistan

      Do you think N.M. Taraki good for Afghanistan ?? Yes, and for our country? After all, his mediocre policy and requests to the "dear Leonid Ilyich" led to the introduction of troops in Afghanistan ..
      PS Ambassador of the Russian Federation in Afghanistan Alexander Mantytsky was summoned to the Foreign Ministry to explain the words of the Russian diplomat about the "coinciding" interests of Russia and the Taliban. According to Khaama Press
  3. Kibalchish
    Kibalchish 28 December 2015 06: 51 New
    +6
    Interestingly, but this comrade is aware that the Taliban is prohibited by laws in the Russian Federation? We have good officials.
    1. Sura
      Sura 28 December 2015 07: 08 New
      +4
      Most likely he understands the expression, there are no friends in politics, there are only interests.
    2. afdjhbn67
      afdjhbn67 28 December 2015 07: 42 New
      +6
      Quote: Kibalchish
      Interestingly, but this comrade is aware that the Taliban is prohibited by laws in the Russian Federation? We have good officials.

      But I wonder why Ahmad Shah Masouda didn’t give an example, because he was also an implacable enemy, but after the withdrawal, Dostum leaned on him when the Taliban was eager for power .. history made another round and it is likely that our interests and the Taliban can coincide .. and to whom they cut their heads there in our interests, because it’s good to fight with the wrong hands ...
      1. zyablik.olga
        zyablik.olga 28 December 2015 07: 53 New
        +8
        Quote: afdjhbn67
        But I wonder why he didn’t give an example - Ahmad Shah Massoud, because he was also an implacable enemy, but after the withdrawal, Dostum and he were supported only when the Taliban rushed to power.

        Objectively, Massoud was the most "moderate" during the presence of a "limited contingent" in Afghanistan. A truce was repeatedly concluded with him and an exchange of prisoners was conducted. A well-educated Masood has never been a supporter of radial Islam and fought only for the independence of his country.
      2. Ami du peuple
        Ami du peuple 28 December 2015 09: 27 New
        +2
        Quote: afdjhbn67
        our interests and the Taliban may coincide .. and to whom they cut their heads there in our interests, because it’s good to fight with the wrong hands ...

        Absolutely right. Rather than support the pro-American puppet regime of Kabul, it is probably really better to somehow negotiate with the Taliban. At least, with them, Afghan drug trafficking into the territory of the former Union fell almost to zero.
  4. Great-grandfather of Zeus
    Great-grandfather of Zeus 28 December 2015 07: 08 New
    +3
    Any civil war always gives rise to strange alliances where everyone is fighting against everyone, and the intervention of others turns it into an intervention, but everyone is fighting against everyone. We are not Taliban friends or even temporary travel companions. If only the authorities and it’s better not to go in there only with weapons and self-advice.
  5. parusnik
    parusnik 28 December 2015 07: 18 New
    +5
    ISIS and the Taliban, let them cut each other, without Russian interference .. We must be within the framework of the legal field .. In Afghanistan, the government is recognized by the Russian Federation .. The activities of the Taliban are prohibited in the Russian Federation ..
    1. afdjhbn67
      afdjhbn67 28 December 2015 09: 53 New
      0
      Quote: parusnik
      . Must be within the legal framework

      I have a friend - the prosecutor, so this is his favorite expression, no no, and he will say - "Kolya, you must stay within the legal framework .." laughing
      As regards public policy, of course yes, but there is also a shadow one, which the special services are engaged in, and which is more effective the big question ..
      1. CONTROL
        CONTROL 28 December 2015 11: 55 New
        +5
        Quote: afdjhbn67
        "Kolya, you must stay within the legal framework .." laughing

        You can add: "Do not climb into the penalty area ... always see the opponent’s goal ... and - to whom to pass the pass, in which case! ..."
        unsafe games in the legal field! especially when the field is someone else’s, albeit legal (then the partner - if it is about the "field" - there is always the opportunity to change the "gender" ... and we - we want to have such a "partner"? Or what, change it ourselves - this is the most ... "gender"? ... After all, they were already burned - with the same Turks, with all of Eastern Europe, with their own "allies" ... and even find examples ...)
  6. Same lech
    Same lech 28 December 2015 07: 18 New
    +3
    Moreover, cooperation with the Taliban can lead to monstrous consequences, including for the security of Central Asia and Russia, ”


    Today I watched the new Taliban videos posted on the Internet.

    They are good partisans, they are fighting as usual from ambushes, but they are also cruel to their captives and do not suffer sentiments by shooting or decapitating the next soldier of the Afghan army.
  7. knn54
    knn54 28 December 2015 07: 21 New
    10
    interests of the Taliban and Moscow ... coincide.
    At the age of 60, at the call of Mao to unite with the Yankees to fight the USSR, Albanian leader Enver Hoxha declared: You cannot call demons to help the devil.
  8. ImPerts
    ImPerts 28 December 2015 07: 45 New
    +7
    Taliban opium production was not comme il faut.
    After the arrival of the Americans, this misunderstanding was corrected.
    At a minimum, if the Taliban begin to destroy poppy crops, then my positions with them will coincide winked
  9. Military Builder
    Military Builder 28 December 2015 08: 02 New
    +6
    this is evident by the principle: the enemy of my enemy is my friend. if the Taliban are fighting with IS, then why not help them a bit, but no more, of course there’s nothing to kiss in a hickey
  10. Lelek
    Lelek 28 December 2015 08: 32 New
    0
    (And what should Moscow do next? Fight the Taliban?)

    In no case. Let the one who gave birth to them and play war games with them. We do not get into Afghan or Iraqi squabbles (and NATO and the Yankees really want this. They push the rulers of these countries to “invite” Russia to provide “assistance”.). stop
    1. Grandfather Eugene
      Grandfather Eugene 28 December 2015 12: 41 New
      -1
      Quote: Lelek
      (And what should Moscow do next? Fight the Taliban?)

      In no case. Let the one who gave birth to them and play war games with them. We do not get into Afghan or Iraqi squabbles (and NATO and the Yankees really want this. They push the rulers of these countries to “invite” Russia to provide “assistance”.). stop


      If you do not fit, then let it go. And then what, we will live in accordance with the foreign policy of the IG ?! Brothers wanted the Caucasus, of course, of course, Crimea ?! Here it is ... Uzbekistan, Tajikistan ?! Not to fit in, Russia should do it as quickly and efficiently as possible. To put their leaders from the people in these countries, to strengthen the army, to educate young people, to fully control their policies with strict supervision. Restore cheap long loans. It will be more profitable and wiser than possible subsequent hostilities. We are already there, comrade Lelek!
  11. rotmistr60
    rotmistr60 28 December 2015 08: 32 New
    +2
    The majority of the Taliban are now acting as a national liberation movement.

    So in Afghanistan, historically rallied tribes and nationalities under the banner of the fight against the aggressor. Therefore, no one has managed to conquer this country. Another thing is that the Taliban was still a terrorist organization and a diplomat should have thought before making such statements, or formulated more diplomatically. I agree with Oleg Ch. That the West (USA) can and will probably try to interpret this statement for its own purposes and against Russia.
  12. andrewkor
    andrewkor 28 December 2015 09: 50 New
    +1
    In the Civil War, the Bolsheviks entered into unions with Makhno the 2nd cavalier of the Order of the Red Banner !!!
    1. Glot
      Glot 28 December 2015 11: 37 New
      +1
      In the Civil War, the Bolsheviks entered into unions with Makhno the 2nd cavalier of the Order of the Red Banner !!!


      KZ for No. 4, sort of like.
    2. Glot
      Glot 28 December 2015 11: 37 New
      0
      In the Civil War, the Bolsheviks entered into unions with Makhno the 2nd cavalier of the Order of the Red Banner !!!


      KZ for No. 4, sort of like.
      1. T-73
        T-73 28 December 2015 12: 27 New
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        Quote: Glot
        No. 4, sort of like

        certainly not number 2, but even from number 3 such a whistle was with award sheets, that God knows who received what. The numbers of the orders did not coincide with the serial number of the awarded, and they were made not only in Moscow. Yes, and duplicates were made. Makhno was deleted from the list of awarded, but No. 4 is closer to the truth.
  13. Belousov
    Belousov 28 December 2015 11: 12 New
    +1
    The main thing is not to stop the Taliban from fighting ISIS. The more IS forces will divert to Afghanistan, the easier it will be for us in Syria and the Caucasus.
  14. vladimirvn
    vladimirvn 28 December 2015 12: 53 New
    0
    Well now, our "neighbor friends" are excited about this.
  15. sa-ag
    sa-ag 28 December 2015 13: 16 New
    +1
    Offtopic, this topic seems to be closest, "Sergey Lavrov held talks with the Foreign Minister of Qatar - the man who is called the organizer of the civil war in Syria.
    ... According to RIA Novosti, the ministers agreed to actively encourage the work of the chambers of commerce and industry, business circles and "direct relations between business representatives of the two countries." According to him, “the energy and gas sectors are a promising area for mutual efforts” "http://vz.ru/politics/2015/12/26/785862.html

    It seems that there’s some kind of joint venture on the transshipment of gas from Qatar to Europe is brewing
  16. cergey51046
    cergey51046 28 December 2015 13: 31 New
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    People with weapons in their hands cannot be moderate. These are illegal armed groups. They are subject to disarmament or destruction.
  17. Kibl
    Kibl 28 December 2015 13: 51 New
    +1
    Some sort of stuffing along the way, what alliances with the Taliban can be! Terrorists need to be wetted, but I think it's too late! We need to get used to new living conditions, we will never be able to get rid of terror. Unfortunately, this is a chronic development, it remains only to localize and try to destroy them whenever possible. Terrorism is an LLC that will never go bankrupt, there will always be a demand for its services!
  18. Klos
    Klos 28 December 2015 15: 35 New
    +2
    Put your hand in a jar of scorpions. Crush one. At this time, the second will bite you
  19. carabiner sks
    carabiner sks 28 December 2015 16: 37 New
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    In the photograph in the foreground, the spirit has a revision of the store - a window for assessing, apparently, the number of rounds. I’ve never seen anything like this before.
  20. JonnyT
    JonnyT 28 December 2015 17: 15 New
    -1
    yes there are still many friends left who are "working" in the Taliban
    Nothing wrong with throwing weapons to old acquaintances, so that they have a nightmare of Americans and their puppets, I don’t see. Yes, and if ISIS with amers in Afghanistan, everything will be calm, then they are on cf. they will trample Asia - it’s necessary to set up a screen, to create a smut for them
  21. Megatron
    Megatron 28 December 2015 17: 17 New
    -1
    I am for the Taliban if they destroy all poppy fields as before.
    Amerikosy only do that they drive us to drugs!
  22. MP
    MP 28 December 2015 18: 28 New
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    Photo from the movie "White Sun of the Desert" reminds. As comrade Sukhov said, "The East is a delicate matter."
  23. vlad-58
    vlad-58 28 December 2015 18: 29 New
    +1
    Allies? .. Is it - temporary!
    ... do not forget to determine exactly when it will end - this is the time allotted to them! And then - again with a delay we will recall the quote that Russia has two allies - ... and this is not the Taliban and Hezbollah !.
  24. SlavaP
    SlavaP 28 December 2015 22: 16 New
    0
    A strange union ... but you can have some dividends here: we give you weapons and help against ISIS - and you stop drug trafficking and do not encroach on our zone of interests, that is, Central Asia. Government in Kabul? Yes, it is also at stake, however - who is it? Or the American sixes, who will be swept away in two counts, both of them, or the former spirits themselves, who have plenty of blood on their hands. Doing nothing is not an option either - what if ISIS and the Taliban agree? Here he sneaks up ...
  25. salman
    salman 28 December 2015 22: 58 New
    +1
    So moderate? Summingly, however
  26. salman
    salman 28 December 2015 23: 04 New
    +1
    Destroy the financing channels, then the caput is guaranteed. We’ll run away
    1. SlavaP
      SlavaP 30 December 2015 16: 11 New
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      Well, it’s very simple - just a couple of Caliber in Saudi Arabia and a couple more in Qatar ... should be enough ...