Zamir Kabulov told RIA Novosti that it was in the regional stakeholders' "natural" interests to protect themselves from terrorist spillover, noting that containment efforts should take the form of an "Afghan-regional" project.
"We are discussing this with the Chinese, the Iranians, Indians, Pakistanis. There is work on specifics… For example, we are planning the next Russian-Chinese-Pakistani consultations in December. They will be held in Moscow," Kabulov said.
The diplomat added that he held talks with Iranian partners in Tehran.