The Russian government has allowed preferential arms supplies to Afghanistan's neighbors


Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Yuri Borisov said Russia could supply weapons and equipment on preferential terms to Collective Security Treaty countries bordering Afghanistan. According to him, this is necessary to strengthen the borders with the republic, where there was a coup.

“We will do everything we can to strengthen our southern borders, including what you said. Maybe, “Brisov said, answering a journalist's question at the Army-2021 forum.

On Monday, the leaders of the CSTO countries held an extraordinary meeting on the situation in Afghanistan. The issue of a joint effective response to possible cross-border threats was on the agenda. Russian President Vladimir Putin previously said that the situation in Afghanistan is directly related to Russia's security. He stressed that militants from Afghanistan should not enter Russia under the guise of refugees.

On August 15, Taliban militants (a terrorist organization banned in Russia) entered Kabul. The Taliban intend to form a new government and have promised to involve women in governing the state.

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