Russia supports NATO success in Afghanistan…


MOSCOW, March 22 (RIA Novosti) – Russia welcomes the success of NATO-led coalition forces and the stabilization of the situation in Afghanistan, Russian Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov said on Tuesday.

“Our positions on Afghanistan coincide in many areas. Russia is interested in the stabilization of the region and in the success of the coalition forces [there],” Serdyukov said after a meeting with U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates in Moscow.