News Nation Morning Wrap: 2,600 Vehicles Penalised In Delhi, Moscow Hosts Taliban & Other Big Stories

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 15 September 2019, 09:57 AM
News Nation Morning Wrap: Big stories of the day.
News Nation Morning Wrap: Big stories of the day.

A Taliban delegation held talks with Russian officials in Moscow on Saturday. “The Russian president’s special representative for Afghanistan Zamir Kabulov, hosted a Taliban delegation. This marks Taliban’s first international visit following the collapse of talks with Washington. Moscow has twice this year hosted meetings between the Taliban and prominent Afghan personalities.

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First Published: Sunday, September 15, 2019 09:52 AM
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