The Taliban, which is in power at gunpoint in Afghanistan, has threatened the world with economic sanctions. Afghanistan’s acting foreign minister, Amir Khan Muttaki, said it was not in anyone’s interest to weaken the Afghan government. Muttaki threatened that if the sanctions were not lifted, it would have a direct impact on global security. He also said that this could also trigger a mass exodus of people to Afghanistan.
Taliban meeting representatives of foreign countries in Doha
The delegation of the Islamic Emirate, led by Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaki, has been meeting countries around the world in Doha, the capital of Qatar. In a meeting with US and European envoys, Taliban leaders urged the lifting of sanctions on the Islamic emirate. He said that Afghan banks should be allowed to function normally.
Taliban cry for development of Afghanistan
Muttaki said that paying the salaries of Afghan government employees and resuming unfinished economic projects is our priority. In this regard, we urge the countries of the world to end the existing sanctions and allow banks to operate normally. This will allow charity groups, organizations and governments to pay salaries to their employees with their own reserves and international financial support.
Will there be a negative impact on the security of the world?
The Islamic Emirate’s foreign ministry said in a statement that the meeting with US and European envoys discussed the current situation in Afghanistan, relations with other countries, current economic difficulties, humanitarian aid, resumption of unfinished development projects and existing sanctions. done. In the same meeting, Muttaki said that weakening the Afghan government is not in anyone’s interest as it will have negative effects on the security of the world and will increase the exodus from the country.
Meeting with US and European envoys
Meanwhile, US State Department spokesman Ned Price said there was a meeting with the Islamic Emirate’s delegation in Doha. European Union officials were also present in this meeting. On Wednesday, Qatar’s Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani said there was no clear way yet to release Afghanistan’s assets.
Taliban leader (file photo)