- All international troops should go away Afghanistan by deadline, says Taliban spokesperson Suhail Shaheen.
- We’re towards international army forces, not diplomats, NGOs and employees and NGOs functioning and embassies functioning, says Shaheen.
- Assertion comes amid stories that 1,000 primarily US troops might stay on the bottom to guard diplomatic missions and Kabul’s worldwide airport.
The Taliban will retaliate if the Doha settlement is violated and international troops keep again in Afghanistan after the deadline for an entire withdrawal of all worldwide forces from the nation, says Suhail Shaheen, a spokesperson for the Taliban’s political workplace in Qatar.
All international troops should go away Afghanistan by a sure date, in any other case they’ll reply, Shaheen instructed BBC, saying that the Taliban management would determine what kind that retaliation will take.
International forces, together with army contractors, shouldn’t stay in Afghanistan after the withdrawal deadline, he reiterated.
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“We are against the foreign military forces, not diplomats, NGOs and workers and NGOs functioning and embassies functioning – that is something our people need. We will not pose any threat to them,” he stated.
The assertion comes amid stories that 1,000 primarily US troops might stay on the bottom to guard diplomatic missions and Kabul’s worldwide airport.
Nato’s 20-year army mission in Afghanistan has all however ended. Beneath a cope with the militant group, the US and its Nato allies agreed to withdraw all troops in return for a dedication by the Taliban to not permit al-Qaeda or some other extremist group to function within the areas they management.
President Joe Biden set a deadline of 11 September – the 20-year anniversary of the 9/11 assaults on the US – for American troops to totally withdraw.
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