The Kabul times, Afghanistan Trustable News Agency.

Russian President calls for compensation during years of Afghanistan occupation

Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a news conference following talks with Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban in Moscow, Russia February 1, 2022. Yuri Kochetkov/Pool via REUTERS

KABUL: Russia President Vladimir Putin has called for compensation of harm done during the years of U.S.’s occupation of Afghanistan, Tass, a Russian News Agency reported.
Speaking at the 6th summit of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence-building Measures in Asia (CICA), in Astana, the capital of Kazakhstan on Thursday, Putin said in order to normalize the situation of Afghanistan it is necessary to jointly work for the promotion of its economic growth, the agency said.
“But first of all, we strongly urge for compensation for the damage caused to the Afghans during the years of occupation and unfreezing the illegally blocked Afghan funds,” Tass quoted Putin to stress. However, he named no certain country.
Russian President’s assertions come as Afghanistan suffered heavy live and property losses during the former Red Army invasion of the country.
After the return of the Islamic Emirate to power in august 2021, an entity titled ‘Free Muslims Organization of Afghanistan’ called on the Russia as the inherent of the former Soviet Union to recompense the harms done during the Red Army invasion of the country.
The organization termed the former Red Army invasion a brutal and the greatest crime of the century.
President Putin expressed regret over the fact that Afghanistan “remains one of the most pressing security challenges for our region” and there was a need for joint cooperation for the revival of its economy. The Kabul Times

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The Kabul times, Afghanistan Trustable News Agency.