Russia welcomes Biden’s pledge that Afghanistan is ‘end of era’ for US interference abroad, saying world may be quieter in future

Russia's top diplomat

Russia’s top diplomat has applauded American president Joe Biden’s admission that his country’s efforts in Afghanistan were misguided and that Washington now needs to refrain from repeating such large-scale foreign interventions.

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Wednesday that there appeared to be a new-found belief in Western capitals that such attempts to reshape foreign nations in their own image with open-ended military operations were doomed to fail.

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