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Taliban closer to international recognition, says foreign minister


Muttaqi stated that a number of nations have been working embassies in Kabul, with extra anticipated to open quickly.

“We expect that the embassies of some of the European and Arab countries will open too,” he stated.

But Muttaqi stated that any concessions the Taliban made in areas reminiscent of human rights can be on their phrases and never on account of international strain.

“What we are doing in our country is not because we have to meet conditions, nor are we doing it under someone’s pressure,” he stated.

“We are doing it as per our plan and policy.”

The Taliban have promised a softer model of the cruel Islamic rule that characterised their first stint in energy from 1996 till 2001.

But the brand new regime has been swift to bar girls from most authorities jobs and shut nearly all of ladies’ secondary colleges.

Still, regardless of clear proof to the opposite, Muttaqi insisted that the brand new regime had not sacked any workers of the earlier US-backed authorities.

“None of the 500,000 employees of the previous regime, men or women, have been fired. They all are getting paid,” he stated.

But on the streets of Kabul and elsewhere within the nation, hundreds of individuals say they’ve misplaced their jobs or that they haven’t been paid for months.



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