The Taliban, the ruling party in Afghanistan, has issued a statement on the situation in Ukraine. The statement said Afghanistan was “increasingly monitoring” the situation in Ukraine and was concerned about civilian casualties.
The statement said, “Afghanistan appeals to both sides to exercise restraint. All parties should refrain from taking steps to escalate the violence.
Afghanistan, in keeping with its fair foreign policy, has called on both sides to resolve the crisis through dialogue and peaceful means. Afghanistan has appealed to all parties concerned to pay attention to the lives of Afghan refugees living in Ukraine.
A few days ago, Russian President Vladimir Putin recognized the two separatist territories of Ukraine as independent territories and then decided to send troops to eastern Ukraine.