09 July 2021

Taliban claim to control 85% of Afghanistan, blame US for Doha deal failure Related news


MOSCOW A delegation of the Taliban political office, headed by Shahabuddin Delawar, met with Russian Presidential Envoy for Afghanistan Zamir Kabulov in Moscow on Friday. The two sides held "informal consultations" over recent developments in Afghanistan that "brought up to 85% of the Afghan territory" under the Taliban's control, Delawar claimed at a news conference following the meeting. However, the movement's goal is not to seize power in Afghanistan, rather it wants all representatives of [...]