MOSCOW, August 15. /TASS/. The Russian embassy in Kabul will keep working as usual, because the personnel has taken precautions in advance to tighten security, ambassador Dmitry Zhernov said on the federal television channel Rossiya-1.
"We have taken a major package of measures to enhance our security, and at the moment there are no immediate threats to our staff or our facilities. We will keep working here calmly and as usual," he said.
The Russian embassy in Afghanistan will do its utmost to help Russian citizens of Afghan descent to resettle to Russia, ambassador Dmitry Zhirnov said on the federal television channel Rossiya-1.
"Over the past few days, we have been getting messages from Russian citizens of Afghan descent residing in Kabul. They say they wish to resettle to Russia. We will closely look into these issues and try to help, of course," the ambassador said.
The radical movement Taliban (outlawed in Russia), as follows from reports by the TV broadcaster Al Arabiya, entered Kabul Sunday evening without armed clashes and has been establishing control of the government offices vacated by the Afghan forces. President Ashraf Ghani has left the country. The Taliban says control of the city will be established within hours.