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Afghan national security adviser to visit Moscow for consultations, says senior diplomat

The consultations will be held with Nikolai Patrushev

MOSCOW, July 1. /TASS/. Afghanistan’s National Security Adviser Hamdullah Mohib will have consultations in Moscow with Secretary of the Russian Security Council Nikolai Patrushev, during which he will discuss the situation in the Islamic republic, Russian Presidential Envoy for Afghanistan and Director of the Russian Foreign Ministry’s Second Asian Department Zamir Kabulov told TASS on Thursday.

"He will hold consultations with Nikolai Patrushev. I will take part in these consultations," he said, commenting on Afghan media reports on Mohib’s visit.

Afghanistan’s 1TV channel earlier reported citing an informed source that the Afghan national security adviser would pay a visit to the Russian capital on July 1. According to the television channel, the visit’s agenda includes a discussion on bilateral security cooperation with Russia’s high-ranking officials.