Afghanistan turned to Russia with a request to help the country in the supply, service and training of army and police. This was stated by the Director of the Department of policy and strategic planning Ministry of foreign Affairs of Afghanistan Mohammad Ashraf Haidari. Especially the Kabul maintenance of Russian-made helicopters.
Russia can help Afghanistan in the supply and training of army and police of the country. Such a request to the Russian authorities asked Kabul, said the Director of the Department of policy and strategic planning Ministry of foreign Affairs of Afghanistan Mohammad Ashraf Haidari.
According to the diplomat, Kabul especially is counting on help in servicing Russian-made helicopters. In addition, the country hopes for material supply and the training of the army and police.
Haidari said that the cooperation with Russia in military-technical sphere was negatively affected by Western sanctions.
«The sanctions imposed on Russia have affected the support given to Russia in the field of service maintenance of Russian military equipment, especially helicopters. We would therefore like to see the resolution of difficulties in the relations between Russia and the United States and welcome the statements from both sides following the meeting between the foreign Ministers of the two countries Sergey Lavrov and Rex Tillerson», — quotes the words of an Afghan diplomat TASS.