Islamabad: The US has agreed to provide humanitarian aid to Afghanistan, which has reached the brink of economic disaster. However, it has refused to give political recognition to the country’s new Taliban rulers. The Taliban has given this information. The statement comes after the first direct talks between the US and the Taliban since US troops withdrew from the country in August.
“The two sides discussed providing concrete humanitarian assistance directly to the people of Afghanistan,” the US statement said. made it clear that the talks were not the first link to recognize the Taliban, which has been in power since August 15.
State Department spokesman Ned Price described the talks as “concrete and professional” and said the US side reiterated that the Taliban would be judged through their actions, not words.
Taliban political spokesman Suhail Shaheen also told The Associated Press that the organization’s foreign minister assured the US during talks that Afghan soil would not be allowed to be used by extremists to launch attacks against other countries. .