Afghanistan-Taliban Crisis: In its first official press conference in Kabul, the Taliban promised to respect women’s rights, seek good relations with other countries and not take revenge on former members of the Afghan military. On the other hand, something else happened in Jalalabad yesterday, when Afghan citizens tried to remove the flag of the Taliban and put the flag of the country. Taliban fighters opened fire on civilians and also beat up journalists covering the demonstration. After the fall of the Afghan government, the Taliban seized power in Afghanistan and after President Ashraf Ghani fled the country to the UAE, the Taliban are now in talks with former President Hamid Karzai to form a government.
Afghanistan-Taliban Crisis LIVE Updates:
Several people were killed when Taliban fighters opened fire on people waving the national flag at an Independence Day rally in the Afghan city of Asadabad on Thursday. According to Reuters, an eyewitness from the eastern city of Kunar province, Mohamed Salim, said it was not clear whether the casualties were from gunfire or a stampede.
– Afghanistan’s acting President Amrullah Saleh tweeted, “Nations must respect the rule of law, not violence. Afghanistan is so big that Pakistan cannot swallow it up and the Taliban cannot rule it. Terrorist groups share their history.” Don’t let it become a chapter for humiliation and bowing down.”
US President Joe Biden said US troops could remain in Afghanistan beyond the August 31 deadline to evacuate Americans.
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