Russian Defence Minister believes civil war in Afghanistan is possible after NATO withdrawal

Russian Defence Minister believes civil war in Afghanistan is possible after NATO withdrawal

© APA | Russian Defence Minister Sergey Shoigu

# 23 June 2021 10:45 (UTC +04:00)

Russian Defence Minister Sergey Shoigu said on Wednesday that there was a possibility of civil war erupting in Afghanistan following NATO's withdrawal, APA reports citing Sputnik. 

According to the defense minister, the alliance had failed to achieve the desired result in the country despite nearly 20 years of involvement. Shoigu added that urgent action was needed to change this situation.  

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