Publication: Monitor Volume: 3 Issue: 109

Presidents Islam Karimov of Uzbekistanand Nursultan Nazarbaev of Kazakstan yesterday ended a two-daymeeting in Almaty by calling for the formation of an Afghan coalitiongovernment that would include the Taliban movement and its ethnicUzbek and Tajik adversaries recently defeated in northern Afghanistan.In related news, the Taliban government has ordered Iran’s Kabulembassy to close as of today and denounced Tehran for supportinganti-Taliban forces. (Interfax, Western agencies, June 2-3)

Yeltsin Reported Behind Formation of New Movement.