The head of the US State Department, Mike Pompeo, demanded that the All-Afghan Council release the Taliban*.
According to him, this will ensure the beginning of the fulfillment of the last condition for the start of negotiations with the Taliban.
At the same time, Pompeo did not hesitate to add a touch of blackmail. He said that how both sides behave during these negotiations will determine the amount of money that the United States will allocate in aid.
* – prohibited in the Russian FederationTurkey is unhappy that Greece and Egypt signed an agreement on maritime borders