A commission has been set up to work out the conditions under which the Taleban will surrender Kandahar, the Afghan Islamic Press agency reported. Taleban spiritual leader Mullah Omar has ordered the launch of the talks with Pashtun field commander Mullah Najibullah on the surrender of Kandahar. Najibullah is to become governor of Kandahar. Afghan Islamic Press noted that Mullah Omar intended to discuss his decision with the Taleban leaders and the tribal elders.
The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation put the head of the contractor company of Russia's space corporation Roskosmos, Sergei Slastikhin, on international wanted list
"Washington operators of the sanctions machine ought to get acquainted with the history of Russia, to stop the unnecessary fussing," spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry said