Taliban count on financial aid from Germany

The Taliban* have declared their desire to establish diplomatic relations with Germany and even count on its financial support.

Taliban count on financial aid from Germany
HERAT, AFGHANISTAN – NOVEMBER 4: Surrendering Taliban militants stand with their weapons as they are presented to the media on November 4, 2010 in Herat, Afghanistan. Twenty Taliban fighters from Afghanistan’s Herat province have surrendered to government troops in Herat, west of the capital city of Kabul. After an amnesty launched by President Hamid Karzai in November 2004, hundreds of anti-government Taliban militants have since surrendered to the government. (Photo by Majid Saeedi/Getty Images)

Taliban spokesman* Zabihula Mujahid told about this in an interview with Welt am Sonntag, portal 112 reports.

“We want close and formal diplomatic relations,” he admitted to German journalists.

According to him, the Taliban believe that Berlin may even allocate funds for cooperation in the field of health, agriculture and education. They are also awaiting humanitarian aid from the FRG. However, such hopes are pinned on other states as well.

After the withdrawal of American troops, the territory of Afghanistan came under the control of the Taliban, which is now establishing a new state administration. The center of resistance to the Taliban was established in the Panjshir province, but they have already broken through there and even captured one of the areas.

* – prohibited in the Russian Federation


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