On the 13th of October, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that India and Russia were both interested in deepening “constructive multilateral cooperation” in their efforts to help rebuild war-torn Afghanistan, The Economic Times, an Indian online newspaper, reports on Thursday.
“The developments in Afghanistan still raise concern. Decisive actions are required to help that country in dealing with such challenges and threats as terrorism, extremism, and illicit drug trafficking,” the newspaper cited Vladimir Putin.
Russian President stressed that both countries should deepen constructive multilateral cooperation in order to help Afghanistan solve its problems, including social and economic issues.
Vladimir Putin noted a major role of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in developing multifaceted cooperation. According to him, Russia is promoting the projects aimed at creating a common economic space in Eurasia.