He stated this at a press conference following his visit to New York for the 76th session of the UN General Assembly.

“We will encourage those who have now taken power in Kabul after the flight of foreign contingents to behave in a civilized manner,” he said.

Earlier, Lavrov said that Russia has no plans to mediate between the Taliban and other forces in Afghanistan.

* "Taliban" - the organization was recognized as terrorist by the decision of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation of February 14, 2003.