Wednesday, 27 October 2021 03:56 GMT

Islamic Emirate urges Int’ l Community to end sanctions


(MENAFN- Afghanistan Times) Officials of the Islamic Emirate in a meeting with US and European called on the international Community to end sanctions on the Islamic Emirate.

The foreign ministry has said in a statement that a high level delegation of the Islamic Emirate, led by acting foreign minister Amir Khan Muttaqi, held a meeting with the envoys and diplomats of the US and European countries in Doha.

Muttaqi was quoted in the statement as saying that the payment of civil servants’ salaries and the resumption of unfinished economic projects are the priority.“In this regard we urge world countries to end existing sanctions and let banks operate normally, so that charity groups, organizations, and the government can pay salaries to their staff with their own reserves and international financial assistance,” he added.
The meeting focused on
the current situation in Afghanistan, relations with other countries, prevailing economic difficulties, humanitarian assistance, the resumption of incomplete development projects, and existing sanctions, according to the statement.
“Weakening the Afghan government is not in the interest of anyone because its negative effects will directly affect the world in the security sector and economic migration from the country,” Muttaqi was quoted.
The participants agreed to hold similar meetings in the future as well, the statement added.

This comes members of the G-20 in a virtual summit agrees on facilitating more aids to Afghanistan. However, the German Chancellor stressed that providing aids didn’t indicated recognition of the Islamic Emirate.

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