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Contacts begin with the Afghan Taliban to extend the evacuation deadline

Contacts begin with the Afghan Taliban to extend the evacuation deadline

Washington: The United States, Germany and Turkey have begun talks with the Afghan Taliban to extend the deadline for the withdrawal of US troops and other foreigners from Afghanistan.

According to the details, the US, Germany and Turkey are contacting the Afghan Taliban to extend the deadline for withdrawal from Afghanistan. Negotiations with these countries have also started.

It may be recalled that the August 31 deadline for withdrawal from Afghanistan was set in the Doha talks, and today the Taliban spokesman had finalized the August 31 deadline in a press conference, while various countries have set a deadline of withdrawal from Afghanistan. I want to expand.

A statement from the Pentagon stated that “the Pentagon is working to complete the evacuation by August 31. However, we can talk to the Taliban about extending the date.”

Extension of evacuation, Taliban warns West of dire consequences

Speaking to reporters in Washington, US President Joe Biden said that the ongoing evacuation operation in Afghanistan is now gaining momentum. will be done.

In response to a question from a journalist during a press conference, the US President said that discussions are underway on a possible extension of the evacuation deadline if necessary.

On the other hand, the Afghan Taliban today warned of dire consequences for extending the withdrawal to the West, Taliban spokesman Sohail Shaheen said in an interview with British TV Sky News that August 31 is a red line, President Biden said. He had said that his forces would be out of Afghanistan by August 31. Sohail Shaheen said that an extension of the withdrawal would be tantamount to extending the duration of the Western occupation of Afghanistan, and that the West would face serious consequences.

Taliban chief Amir Khan Muttaqi has clarified in a tweet that foreign troops should withdraw from Afghanistan by August 31. Expansion after August 31 would mean prolonging the occupation of Afghanistan. Will face, and all responsibility will fall on the United States.

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