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Fighters in Afghanistan can disrupt presidential elections, Patrushev - RIA Novosti, has said 9/26/2018

TEHRAN, 26 Sep — RIA Novosti. The activity of fighters in Afghanistan is capable to disrupt the upcoming elections of the president and parliament of this country, the Secretary of the Security Council of the Russian Federation Nikolay Patrushev has said. © AFP 2018/Wakil Kohsar Talibs * attacked the check point in the north of Afghanistan, nine police officers "have died the factor of the presidential and parliamentary elections which are coming there which are under the threat of failure because of high activity of the Taliban *, ISIL * and his Afghan cell — so-called "Velayat of Horsan" * exerts impact On a situation in Afghanistan" — Patrushev on the multilateral consultations on settlement of a situation in Afghanistan which are taking place in Tehran in which delegations from Russia, Afghanistan, India, Iran and China take part has told. He has noted that, by estimates of the international experts, the government of Afghanistan controls about 40% of the territory of the country. "Total number of the fighters of the movement of Talibs resisting to the central authorities in Afghanistan is estimated at 60 thousand fighters now. According to the report of the General Staff of the Afghan national army, only in areas, border with the Central Asian states, there are about 15 thousand fighters" — the secretary of the Security council of РФ.CC BY 2.0/The U.S has told. Army/Returning to base the Parliament of Afghanistan will revise the contract on safety with SShAV Afghanistan there is an opposition of government forces and the radical Taliban * which, according to the latest data, controls about 50% of the territory of the country. In parallel with it the influence in Afghanistan is strengthened by the Islamic State terrorist group *. On all territory of the country operations on fight against terrorism are performed. Parliamentary elections are planned in Afghanistan for October 20 — they will take place after a two-year delay which has been connected with an unstable situation in the country. Last time parliamentary elections took place in Afghanistan in 2010. As it was reported earlier, the independent election commission of Afghanistan (IEC) declared that presidential elections will take place in the country on April 20, 2019. Thus, elections of the head of state have to take place in six months after the parliamentary elections. the *terroristichesky organization forbidden in Russia



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