September 24, 2021

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Former President Ashraf Ghani and his family were welcomed in the United Arab Emirates

The evacuation of Spanish nationals and local staff recruited by Madrid continued at Kabul airport on Wednesday, August 18th.

Three days after the capture of the capital, Kabul, the Taliban pledged to work for reconciliation in Afghanistan, saying they had forgiven their enemies and wanted to protect women’s rights under Islamic law. In the complete evacuation of national and local partners from the capital’s airportOn Wednesday, many Western nations are waiting to see “Actions” Before the Taliban took a stand against the new power.

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  • Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and his family in the United Arab Emirates

The United Arab Emirates announced on Wednesday that former Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and his family had welcomed him after falling to the Taliban. Emirates “Welcoming Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and his family for humanitarian reasons”, Citing the Foreign Ministry, the official WAM news agency reported. No information on Mr Connie’s whereabouts has been released since Sunday.

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Mr. Connie later said he fled his country to avoid one “Blood bath”, Recognizing it “Taliban wins”. The former president, who did not specify where he went, said he believed it “Countless patriots would have been killed and Kabul destroyed.” If he had stayed in Afghanistan. “The Taliban won by the verdict of their swords and guns and are now responsible for the dignity, possession and self-defense of their country.”, He added in a Facebook post.

  • NATO meeting in Afghanistan on Friday

Coalition Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Wednesday that the foreign ministers of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) would hold a video conference on Friday to discuss the situation in Afghanistan.

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This extraordinary meeting is purposeful “Maintain close coordination and discuss Afghanistan’s common approach” After the Taliban seized power, it was clarified Norwegian leader on Twitter.

It comes after the first meeting of NATO ambassadors on Tuesday, and Westerners have expedited their evacuation operations at Kabul airport under difficult circumstances.

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The forces of the Atlantic Alliance were astonished “Political and military decline in recent weeks, with unexpected pace”, Commented on Tuesday. Stoltenberg called on reporters “Learn from it”. Angela Merkel’s CDU (German Conservative Party) leader and candidate for successor to Armin Lachet and Chancellor; “The biggest failure (…) Since the creation of NATO “, In 1949.

A NATO official said on Tuesday that 1,000 Afghan workers and their families would be evacuated from Kabul. Most must be taken to a third country, where they will obtain a visa to join the Alliance member country. About 800 civilians working at NATO were behind the delivery “Key Functions”, Air transport, Fuel management and communications

  • The joint declaration of the European Union and the United States is “deeply concerned” about the situation of women

The European Union and the United States said Wednesday “Deep Concern” The situation of women in Afghanistan calls for the avoidance of the Taliban “All forms of discrimination and abuse” And to protect their rights, according to a joint declaration.

“We are deeply concerned about the rights of women and girls in Afghanistan to education, work and freedom.”, Refers to this text, which was co-signed by 19 other countries including the United Kingdom, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Senegal, Norway, Argentina and New Zealand.

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“We call on those in power and authorities throughout Afghanistan to ensure their safety. Afghan women, like all Afghans, deserve a life of security and dignity. All forms of discrimination and abuse must be avoided.”, The statement emphasizes.

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International Community “Is ready to attend [les femmes du pays] With humanitarian assistance and support, to make sure their voices are heard. “, Write the signatory countries.

Under the previous Taliban regime (1996-2001), it was forbidden for girls to go out, work and go to school without a male chaperone. Prostitution – Women accused of crime were whipped and stoned to death. At a news conference in Kabul on Tuesday, the Taliban expressed concern about wearing a promising face and believing they had changed. “Women should be allowed to work in accordance with the principles of Islam”.

World with AFP