Zamir Kabulov, Russia's Special Representative for Afghanistan, has stated that Moscow is currently not considering the recognition of the Taliban.
Speaking to TASS news agency, Kabulov highlighted that Russia has consistently made it clear at various levels that recognising the Taliban is not presently part of its agenda.
As a member of the United Nations Security Council, Russia has reiterated the importance of the Taliban fulfilling their commitments, which include combating terrorist groups and establishing an inclusive government.
In his dialogue with TASS, Kabulov also emphasized that there are no ongoing negotiations between Moscow and Washington regarding Afghanistan.
Furthermore, Kabulov mentioned that Russia will maintain its consultations with China, Iran, and Pakistan on Afghan-related matters.