U.S. will not join Afghanistan talks organized by Russia -State Dept

The United States will not join talks on Afghanistan organized by Russia this week, the State Department said on Monday. "We will not participate in the Moscow talks. We look forward to engaging in that forum going forward, but we're not in a position to take part this week," State Department spokesperson Ned Price said.


Reuters | Washington DC | Updated: 19-10-2021 01:11 IST | Created: 19-10-2021 01:11 IST
U.S. will not join Afghanistan talks organized by Russia -State Dept
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The United States will not join talks on Afghanistan organized by Russia this week, the State Department said on Monday.

"We will not participate in the Moscow talks. The Troika-plus has been an effective, a constructive forum. We look forward to engaging in that forum going forward, but we're not in a position to take part this week," State Department spokesperson Ned Price said.

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