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Russia says Taliban ready to attend Afghan peace talks in Moscow - RIA

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By Reuters

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Wednesday the Taliban was prepared to attend multilateral peace talks on Afghanistan in Moscow, RIA news agency reported.

Afghanistan’s deputy foreign minister is expected to visit Moscow on Thursday to discuss the dates of the talks, the Afghan embassy was cited as saying earlier.

(Reporting by Denis Pinchuk; Writing by Tom Balmforth; Editing by Andrew Heavens)