Peskov hopes those responsible for the terrorist attack near the Russian embassy in Kabul will be punished
VLADIVOSTOK, September 6 – RIA Novosti. Russian President’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Moscow hopes to punish the perpetrators of the terrorist attack in Kabul and to create conditions that will ensure the security of the Russian embassy.
“We express our condolences for the loss of our employees as a result of the terrorist act. We hope that the organizers of this terrorist act will be identified and punished. We also hope that all conditions will be created to ensure their safety. Our embassy in Kabul”, Peskov told reporters.
Peskov added that the embassy is in contact with local authorities and has requested that security measures be strengthened.
The explosion occurred on Monday morning near the consulate building of the Russian Embassy in Kabul. According to the Russian Foreign Ministry, two employees of the diplomatic mission died as a result of the terrorist attack. The ministry said that the Russian Embassy is in close contact with the Afghanistan security services investigating the explosion, and that the security of the diplomatic mission has been increased. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov expressed his hope that the organizers and perpetrators of the attack will be punished as soon as possible.
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