In a joint statement signed on Thursday in Moscow Russia, China, Pakistan and The US called all parties to the conflict in Afghanistan to reduce the level of violence and also urged the Taliban not to pursue a spring offensive.
Russian Foreign Ministry released this statement after a regular meeting of the 4 countries or the extended Troika with the participation of representatives of Afghanistan’s government and the Taliban.
All the 4 countries (Russia, China, Pakistan, and The US) in a ten-point statement asked all Afghans to ensure that terrorist groups and individuals do not use Afghan soil to threaten the security of any other country.
The 4 countries called on participants in the intra-Afghan negotiations to engage immediately in discussions on fundamental issues to resolve the Afghan conflict.
In a pivotal moment, all 4 countries (Russia, China, Pakistan, and The US) call on the parties to negotiate and conclude a peace agreement that will bring an end to over 4 decades of war in Afghanistan.