Russia may offer military aircraft for Afghan supply to boost US ties

Russia is considering steps to improve relations with US including the possible use of its military aircraft for US-led NATO forces in Afghanistan, FM said.

Russia may offer military aircraft for Afghan supply to boost US ties

Russia is considering steps to improve relations with the United States including the possible use of its military aircraft for US-led NATO forces in Afghanistan, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday.

"In April and May of last year we discussed with our NATO colleagues an agreement on the use of Russian military transport aviation for the needs of the international forces," Lavrov said at a news briefing in Moscow with European Union foreign policy chiefs.

"Additional steps are also possible."

Reuters

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