The report was announced by Taliban spokesman Jabihullah Mujahid in a press conference on Tuesday, in which he described the group. Will have more moderate approaches at this time.
However, this Thursday, Wahidullah Hashimi, one of the Taliban’s top commanders, said the laws in the country should be the same as they were when the militant group was in power. He noted There is no possibility of the country accepting democracy as a body-electing body. Afghanistan will be governed by a council that adheres to Sharia and Islamic law.
“Since there is no basis in our country, there will be no such thing as a democratic system. We are not going to discuss what kind of political system we are going to use in Afghanistan because it is clear: the law is Sharia, that’s it,” he said. Hashimi.
Taliban militants patrol the streets of Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, on August 19 – Photo: Rahmat Gul / AB
Also on Thursday, Afghanistan’s Independence Day, group He responded violently to the first signs of opposition to the takeover.
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According to The New York Times, protests took place in the capital, Kabul, in the cities of Jalalabad and Azadabad, and in the district of Baghdia, the Reuters news agency, and the death in Azadabad and the violent dispersal of the demonstration by the Taliban in Kabul.
Meanwhile, countries have indicated difficulties in withdrawing Afghan ambassadors and Afghan collaborators, despite assurances that the Taliban will guarantee their security.
You United States The group charged Maintain checkpoints around Kabul International Airport to prevent them from leaving Afghanistan, The Taliban denies.
Afghan civilians prepare to board a flight to leave the country’s Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul on Wednesday (18) – Photo: SP.
Twelve people have been killed at and around Hamid Karzai International Airport since Sunday, Taliban and NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) officials told Reuters on Thursday.
The U.S. government has sent 6,000 troops to ensure security at Kabul airport and to evacuate 30,000 Americans and Afghan civilians who worked in Washington. So far, more than 5,000 people (mainly 3,200 U.S. workers and 2,000 Afghan refugees) have been evicted.
A GermanyUp to 10,000 people, including more than 2,500 Afghans, are expected to return, 500 have been deported, including 202 Afghans, and approved to send 600 troops to Kabul.
Parents hand children over to military officials in hopes of living away from the Taliban
In Europe, too, the first military aircraft Spain He landed at the Torrejón de Ardoz military base northeast of Madrid on Thursday with 50 Spaniards and Afghan allies from Kabul.
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Spain has agreed to help evacuate about 400 local Afghan officials from Afghanistan. European union And others from North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and take them to Europe. Citizens of Afghanistan will be sent to many European countries.
The French airlift, via the Emirates, is scheduled for Thursday with the arrival of 120 people, mainly with the arrival of a new plane with Afghanistan. The first group of them arrived in Paris on Wednesday. The France Thousands of people are expected to be expelled from Afghanistan, but the exact number has not been provided.
Afghans fill out details of deportation requests in front of UK and Canadian embassies in Kabul on Thursday (19) – Photo: Vakil Kosar / AFP
Oh United Kingdom It has withdrawn 306 British and 2,052 Afghans from the country now controlled by the Taliban.
A Turkey It deported 324 civilians on Monday and arranged for the repatriation of more than 200 from Kabul.
Other flights have departed in recent days Netherlands, Poland (Second flight returns home this Thursday), Denmark, Norway, Czech Republic, Hungary e Bulgaria. Fifteen Romanians were unable to reach Kabul airport and the plane sent by their country returned with one person, the Agency France Press reported.
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