Lydia Isamova. The U.S. and its NATO allies for 14 years, completely failed in its mission in Afghanistan, said in an interview Last news Ambassador of Russia to Tajikistan Igor Lyakin-Frolov.
"No-one is talking about achieving victory over the Taliban by military means," he said.
As the diplomat said, "Given the" achievements " of NATO for many years of presence, it is difficult to assess their skill and ability to resist currently and the Taliban, and Islamists ". But, he added, " the forecasts clearly do not inspire confidence ".
on the issue of coordination of the Russian Federation and NATO in the battle to prevent the danger of the spread of the terrorist "Islamic countries" in Afghanistan, Lyakin-Frolov expressed regret that this collaboration is not carried out.
"Frozen it was not our fault - the crisis in Ukraine has directly affected the relations of Russia with the Western partners, but also among them led to the collapse focused on assistance to Afghanistan total projects under the Council Russia - NATO ", - said the Russian Ambassador.
according to him, Russia believes that this measure is counterproductive, is not conducive to the development of the military capabilities of the Afghan national security forces." one way or another now on a bilateral basis - implementation of the project training of personnel for the RF law enforcement bodies of Afghanistan, " said Lyakin-Frolov.