The ongoing crisis in a Afghanistan now almost everything is back in the hands of the Taliban also afflicts the 5 Star Movement, with the clash between the neo-leader Giuseppe Conte and the Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio: if the former prime minister has in fact underlined the “need for a close dialogue with the new Taliban regime, which has proved quite relaxed”, the former political leader of the pentastellati asks to “judge the actions and not the words” of the movement . in the meantime Beppe Grillo he spoke of a “dishonorable flight” from the country after 20 years of useless war.
It all started yesterday in the splendid setting of Ravello, on the Amalfi coast, when the former Prime Minister during the presentation of a book underlined the need “for constant dialogue with the new regime”. “The outcome of these twenty years of commitment by the international community in Afghanistan it pained me as I believe it pained and distressed all of you: to see after 20 years the rapid and effective establishment of the new Islamic Emirate, it left me dismayed “, he has declared With you, first of all asking for the creation of special ones humanitarian corridors to be financed if necessary also with the money of the refunds of the electoral reimbursements and the salaries of the parliamentarians of the M5S. “In the background, however, we must ask ourselves the fact that it is not with weapons that we will solve problems like this”, remarked the former prime minister, reiterating the need for “a tight dialogue with the new regime Taliban, which has proved enough relaxing“.
Today, on the occasion of the meeting of the G7 foreign ministers, the (indirect) response of the foreign minister arrived Luigi Di Maio, according to which it is important “judge the Taliban give them actions, not give them words“. “We must maintain a firm stance on respect for human rights and freedoms, and transmit clear messages all together”, underlined the former political leader of the 5 stars, before announcing the intention to bring 2,500 civilians fleeing the country to Italy. “Afghans, especially women and girls, have fought and paid a high price to advance their conditions and we have supported them in this effort: we cannot now afford setbacks on the progress made on human rights. and civil liberties “.
In short, a climate that is anything but relaxed among the ranks of pentastellati. In all this, the words of the founder also arrived Beppe Grillo. “The dishonorable escape from Kabul it will remain an indelible stain in the history books on which our posterity will study “, wrote the comedian on social media, leaving space on his blog for the former ambassador Torquato Cardilli. After criticizing the reasons and the epilogue of the twenty-year conflict, the diplomat launched an appeal to the Italians to “ask for an account of this nefarious policy, absolutely devoid of political, economic, social advantages, costing 64 fallen victims, 700 injured and 8 billions subtracted from the country’s development “. And here he lists “the entire chain of prime ministers”, in which he also appears Giuseppe Conte, and of the “following of foreign ministers”, defined as “true yes men”, where it also appears Luigi Di Maio.