Number of Daesh Terrorists in Afghanistan Could Grow to 10,000 – Envoy to UN
SPUTNIK NEWS – September 17, 2018: The article highlights that the Islamic State terrorist organization (Daesh) is on the rise in war-torn Afghanistan, and the group’s numbers could soon grow to up to 10,000 members in the country, Russian Ambassador to the United Nations Vassily Nebenzia warned during a Security Council meeting on Monday (September 17).
“At the focus of our close attention is a surge of terrorist activity by the Afghan wing of ISIL [Daesh terror group*], whose ranks are growing largely due to foreign fighters with battlefield experience in Syria and Iraq,” Nebenzia said. “According to our information, the number of ISIL adherents may reach 10,000 individuals.”
(BattleForWorld: It appears that the “War on Terror” fight is a fake and the mission is more like spreading terror wars.)
NATO to Build Massive Command-and-Control Center in Afghanistan’s Capital
SPUTNIK NEWS – September 17, 2018: The article highlights that almost 17 years after the US-led invasion of Afghanistan, NATO is now bidding a contract to build a large, concrete command-and-control center in Kabul, the country’s capital and largest city.
According to a NATO procurement document, the complex is expected to consist of more than 800 work spaces, Stars and Stripes reported Monday. The structure is planned to be a three-story, 120,000-square-foot concrete building. However, according to officials, additional details cannot be released during the bidding and design phase of the project, Stripes and Stripes reported Monday (September 17).
Russia’s Security Council secretary points to Taliban’s growing military capabilities
TASS / BATTLE FOR WORLD – September 26, 2018: The article highlights that this is happening despite the United States military presence in Afghanistan, the Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev added.
(BattleForWorld: The United States went into Afghanistan after the terrorist attack of 911 with plans to defeat the Taliban. And on October 7, 2001: The War in Afghanistan started with the Invasion of Afghanistan, under the codename “Operation Enduring Freedom” – Afghanistan (OEF-A).)
The military capabilities of the Afghan Taliban movement (outlawed in Russia) have been growing, Patrushev said at the multilateral consultations on the Afghan issue held in the Iranian capital of Tehran, attended by Russia, Afghanistan, India, Iran and China.
The Taliban’s growing military capabilities are worth mentioning, particularly their ability to carry out large-scale and well-prepared attacks on the country’s provincial centers,” noted Patrushev. In this regard, he mentioned Taliban’s well-coordinated attacks at the cities of Farah, Ghazni and Sar-e Pol.
Russia’s security chief warns Islamic State may repeat Syrian scenario in Afghanistan
TASS / BATTLE FOR WORLD – September 26, 2018: The article highlights that the Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev has warned that IS (Islamic State, a terror organization which is outlawed in Russia – TASS) may repeat the Syrian scenario in Afghanistan. Patrushev’s press secretary Yevgeny Anoshin said that the Russian Security Council secretary shared his view on the matter at the multilateral consultations on the settlement in Afghanistan which are taking place in Tehran.
Russia outraged at NATO’s near daily ‘erroneous’ strikes in Afghanistan
TASS / BATTLE FOR WORLD – September 27, 2018: The article highlights that Moscow is outraged at NATO’s “errant” attacks in Afghanistan, which have become almost a daily routine, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Thursday (September 27). And that the current situation arose from the gross miscalculations the US made in Afghanistan.
“We are outraged at the fact that NATO’s ‘errant’ attacks in the country have become almost a daily reality, while no one has been held responsible,” in the statement by the Russian Foreign Ministry.
And that: “We believe that the current situation is a result of gross miscalculations the US made in Afghanistan and the White House’s reliance on the use of military force to resolve the situation in the country. We call on Washington to reconsider its short-sighted policy and opt for diplomatic measures aimed at launching an inter-Afghan dialogue,” the Russian Foreign Ministry said, adding that Moscow calls “for bringing those responsible for crimes against civilians to justice.”