G7 crisis over Afghanistan, Taliban oppose postponement of US withdrawal

G7 leaders and NATO and UN

The Taliban has strongly opposed postponing the departure of US troops from Afghanistan, citing the possibility of handling a virtual G7 summit evacuation on Tuesday and considering sanctions.

Leaders of Germany, Canada, the United States, France, Italy, Japan and the United Kingdom, as well as NATO and the UN. G7

We need to unite as an international community“To”Agree with the general long-term approach“While thousands of candidates are still in dire straits at Kabul airport, Mr Johnson appealed in a statement that the situation be” worse “.

Together with our partners and allies, we will continue to use all humanitarian and diplomatic leverage to protect human rights and the gains of the past two decades.In Afghanistan, he promised.

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“Confused” situation

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Monday in support of the imposition.ObstaclesAgainst the Taliban.

The Taliban is already recognized as a terrorist organization in Canada, but we will talk to our G7 colleagues to see what the next steps are.“, he said.

In our conversation with other G7 leaders, we will talk about how we can help peopleIn Afghanistan, he added.

Situation “Always dangerous“And”More chaos in recent hours at the airport and its environsKabul, the head of German diplomacy, acknowledged Heiko Mass, who strongly advises candidates not to go there on their own.

“If the Americans are extending their presence, it means they are expanding their occupation.”

Suhail Shaheen, Taliban spokesman

An Afghan policeman was killed and three others were injured in a gun battle with unidentified gunmen on Monday morning.

Thousands of frightened families have gathered at the airport gates as the Taliban return to power, where they beg the West to evacuate them on one of their planes.

The White House said on Monday that about 11,000 people had been evacuated from Afghanistan via Kabul airport in the past 12 hours.

According to an official, about 53,000 people were evacuated from Afghanistan between August 14 and August 14, the day before the capture of Kabul from Afghanistan, as air travel intensified.

But the clock is ticking and the August 31 deadline set by President Joe Biden for the withdrawal of troops from Afghanistan is approaching, at which point the Taliban do not want to give up at all.

This is a red line. President Biden announced on August 31 (US) that he would withdraw all his armed forces. So if they (their existence) last, it means that they prolong the occupation“Their spokesman Suhail Shaheen said,” Warning against Westerners. “Effects“Otherwise.

Two sources in the new regime told the AFP that the Taliban would not announce the formation of a government as long as there were US troops in Afghanistan.

“We must continue to talk to the Taliban.”

German Federal Foreign Minister Heiko Moss

Minister Heiko Moss said Germany was in talks with the United States, Turkey and other partners to evacuate Kabul airport after August 31.

We must continue to talk to the Taliban because they will have a special role in the operation of the airport after the withdrawal of US troops., He clarified.

His French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Trian, “RequiredExtra delayTo carry out discharges.

A senior Taliban official, Amerkan Mudaki, blamed the United States for the chaos at the airport on Sunday and warned it could not last long.

There is peace and quiet across the country, but there is only chaos at Kabul airport (…) which should end soon.2, being with you.

In the rest of the capital, the situation seemed calm. Armed Taliban militants patrol the streets and park at checkpoints.

Neighboring Iran, which is worried about the fallout from the conflict in Afghanistan, made the call on Monday.All parties“Afghans must negotiate to form government”Representative of diversity“From the country.

If no government is established yet, the Taliban will continue to consolidate their power despite ongoing discussions with Afghan authorities to include other factions.

They replaced the national tricolor with their white flag in all public buildings, the Islamic faith in black and the official name of their regime: the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan.

The Islamists entered the capital on August 15 without facing opposition, following a lightning strike that began in May as US and NATO forces began to withdraw.

But in the Panjir Valley, northeast of Kabul, a pocket of protest has formed around the National Anti-Front, led by Ahmed Masood, the son of Commander Ahmed Shah Masood, who was assassinated in 2001 by al-Qaeda and his wife, Amrullah Saleh. The head of the ousted government.

The Taliban confirmed the siege of Punjab on Monday, but offered to negotiate war.

FNR spokesman Ali Maisam Nazari told AFP.A protracted conflictWith the Taliban, if not reconciled with them in a decentralized government system.

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