Afghanistan, the Taliban do not intend to extend the deadline of 31 August for the completion of the evacuation operations from Kabul. The spokesperson confirmed this Zabihullah Mujahid during a press conference in Kabul. Explaining how “currently access to Kabul airport is allowed only to foreign nationals and not Afghans”, the spokesman then underlined how “Americans have the opportunity and the resources to take out all the people who belong to them. “. Mujahid then asked the US “to change policy. Please do not encourage Afghans to leave”. Afghanistan, he explained, needs its doctors and qualified people.
The Taliban, he adds, want to “end” the war in Afghanistan and “dialogue” with Panshir, where there is currently “a problem”. Meanwhile, the public order situation in Kabul and Afghanistan is “certainly much better than in the past”. “Criminal activities have decreased, the situation has improved,” he added.
“We reassure you, go back to your homes, go back to your lives, there is no danger”, the appeal launched to the Afghans by the spokesman of the Taliban. When the ministries have been secured, women “will be able to return” to work in their offices, the spokesman assured, denying that women are no longer allowed to go to their workplaces.
The Taliban also issue reassurances to journalists regarding their safety in Afghanistan, despite the fact that many are leaving the country. “We want to reassure the media, media organizations are safe,” Mujahid said.