25 Oct 2018 17:47

Russian Foreign Ministry can't yet announce date, attendees of Moscow Format meeting on Afghanistan

MOSCOW. Oct 25 (Interfax) - The date of the next Moscow Format meeting on Afghanistan and who will attend it have yet to be determined, the Russian Foreign Ministry's spokesperson Maria Zakharova said.

"Currently, the process of agreeing on the dates, modality, and attendees of the next Moscow Format consultations on Afghanistan is underway," Zakharova told journalists on Thursday.

"I don't have a ready date or a ready list of attendees to share with you," she said.

It is also still unclear whether Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will attend the event, Zakharova said. "As soon as this issue is agreed on, we will have data, we will share it with you. Right now I cannot confirm this information," she said.