New Delhi: Taliban commanders say they’ve taken over management of Afghanistan’s presidential palace, Reuters reported on Sunday.
This comes after a senior inside ministry official instructed the news company that Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani has left the nation for Tajikistan.
Ashraf Ghani has left Afghanistan alongside together with his shut aides, TOLO news reported sources as saying.
Former President Hamid Karzai had assured the folks in a message that he’ll keep within the nation. He’s urging folks to remain house and is attempting to resolve the difficulty via dialogue, the Afghanistan-based news channel acknowledged.
Hours in the past, Taliban spokesperson Zabihullah Mujahid stated that with the intention to forestall looting and chaos their forces will enter some elements of Kabul and occupy outposts which were evacuated by safety forces, TOLO news revealed. He requested the folks to not panic over their entrance into the town.
Amid the chaotic scenario, Taliban officers have instructed Reuters that there could be no transitional authorities in Afghanistan and that the group expects a whole handover of energy.
Earlier, a Taliban spokesperson had instructed the BBC that the group needs to take management of Afghanistan “in the next few days”.
“In the next few days, we want a peaceful transfer,” Suhail Shaheen who is predicated in Qatar and is part of the group’s negotiating crew, instructed the BBC.
Taliban insurgents on Sunday entered the outskirts of the capital metropolis inflicting panic and concern among the many residents.
In a matter of days, the Taliban swept via main elements of Afghanistan, seizing management of round 25 of the 34 provincial capitals, together with key cities corresponding to Kandahar, Herat, Mazar-e-Sharif and Jalalabad.