U.S. hold talks with Taliban government to provide aid to Afghanistan

U.S. hold talks with Taliban government to provide aid to Afghanistan 2
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According to the Taliban government, the US has promised to give humanitarian aid to Afghanistan as well as assist in the delivery of relief from other agencies.

The first face-to-face meeting between Taliban and US representatives since the Islamist movement’s takeover of Afghanistan took place in Doha, Qatar, over the weekend.

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According to the Taliban Foreign Ministry, the new government will engage with charitable organizations to offer humanitarian help to those who need it in a transparent manner.

On Sunday, the US Department of State reported that talks between the Taliban and US officials were open and professional.

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The Taliban hoped that the United States and Afghanistan could work together to improve diplomatic relations and that aid should not be tied to politics.

Taliban Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi claimed on Saturday that his side urged that the US unfreeze Afghanistan’s assets during the meeting.

Following the Taliban’s takeover in August, the US froze about $9 billion in assets in the country, causing a severe currency shortage as well as increases in food and fuel prices.

There are growing concerns that the country’s economy and health system are on the brink of collapse. The UN recently warned 1 million Afghan children are at risk of starvation as winter approaches,” the Taliban minister was quoted as saying.

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