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March 24, 2017
Russia may be supplying the Taliban
Washington (AFP) March 23, 2017
Russia is "perhaps" supplying the Taliban as they fight US and NATO forces in Afghanistan, a top US general said Thursday. General Curtis Scaparrotti, NATO's supreme allied commander who also heads the US military's European Command, told lawmakers he had seen Russian influence expand in multiple regions, including in Afghanistan. "I have seen the influence of Russia of late - an increased influence - in terms of association and perhaps even supply to the Taliban," Scaparrotti told the Senate ... read more

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