New Delhi: With the exit of the US troops from Afghanistan and Taliban forming the Cupboard, senior chief of the outfit Sher Mohammad Abbas Stanekzai stated it needs to keep up commerce, financial and political relations with India whereas describing it as an essential nation within the area.
Sustaining ties with India
Whereas addressing a convention in Pashto, Stanekzai stated consultations with varied teams and political events are occurring to kind a authorities in Kabul that may have representations from folks from “different walks of life”, in keeping with PTI report.
“We attach great importance to our trade, economic and political relations with India and want to maintain that relation,” Stanekzai stated in a virtually 46-minute video posted on the Taliban’s social media platforms on Saturday.
Stanekzai is the primary senior chief of the outfit to make a press release on relations with different nations since they captured energy in Kabul on August 15.
The chief additionally stated there’s a have to maintain the air commerce open, as per the Pakistani media outlet Impartial Urdu. This was within the context of the air hall between India and Afghanistan that was established to push commerce between the 2 nations because of Pakistan’s denial to permit transit entry.
Stanekzai additionally described India as an “important country” within the area. The Taliban chief emphasised Afghanistan’s commerce with India via Pakistan is essential.
What concerning the formation of presidency in Afghanistan?
There are ongoing discussions among the many Taliban management and totally different ethnic teams and political events concerning the formation of an “inclusive government” in Kabul.
“Currently, the Taliban leadership is consulting with different ethnic groups, political parties and within the Islamic Emirate about forming a government that has to be accepted both inside and outside Afghanistan and to be recognised,” Stanekzai was quoted as saying by Tolo News.
The chief additionally talked about its relations with China, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Pakistan and Russia. He went on to thank Pakistan for internet hosting tens of millions of Afghan refugees and stated Afghanistan needs to have brotherly relations with Pakistan.