Category: Afghanistan

Analysis: Afghanistan at the Paris Club

(July 31, 2006) The Paris Club of creditor nations has granted Afghanistan a 67% debt cancellation worth US$1.6 billion; European NGO Eurodad notes, however, that Afghanistan’s debt to Russia is a potential source of contention.

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Russia wants $2B from Kabul

(September 22, 2003) A U.S. official said Saturday that Russian Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin told U.S. Treasury Secretary John Snow that Russia would contribute aid to Afghanistan once the issue of Afghan debts owed to Russia was settled.