Tuesday, 19 May 2015

Russia Closes NATO Supply Corridor To Afghanistan

Moscow's decision to close the transport corridor, which NATO used extensively to supply its decade-long deployment in Afghanistan, was made “in connection with the termination of the provisions of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1386,” said the decree, dated May 15.
Resolution 1386 was the 2001 UN Security Council decision that authorized international forces to operate in Afghanistan. Under the resolution, Russia offered NATO forces passage through its territory to Central Asia.
The provisions of the 1386 resolution expired on December 31, 2014, according to another Security Council Resolution, numbered 2120, which was passed in October 2013. Read More

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