Antony Blinken said – do not trust the Taliban, will continue to take action if needed

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has given a statement regarding relations with the Taliban. He said, ‘We cannot rely only on the Taliban to fulfill the commitments. On 26 August there was a terrible attack by ISIS-K. In which 13 American service members and many, many Afghans were killed. which has posed a serious threat. In such a situation, if needed, we will continue to take action against terrorism in Afghanistan.

The US Secretary of State (Antony Blinken) also emphasized on being vigilant under this. “We all have to be vigilant and monitor threats and take action when they arise,” he said. On the fight against terrorism in Afghanistan, the foreign minister said, “The United States will maintain strong counter-terrorism capabilities in the region to neutralize any threats, and we will not hesitate to use those capabilities if we have to do so.” will do.’

Emphasis on catching the Taliban

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken added, “We should seize the Taliban, which has recently joined the caretaker government and a final Afghan government announced. Will work towards their commitment to allow foreign nationals, visa holders and Afghans to travel outside the country if they so desire.

Blinken continued, ‘Whether they take it to heart remains to be seen. The main objective of such movement is to restart the airport operations in Kabul. We are especially grateful to the governments and UN agencies working on it. The Taliban is committed to preventing terrorist groups from using Afghanistan as a base for external operations. Which can put any of us in danger. A pledge which he has given not only to us but also to all other countries. We need to answer them for that commitment.

Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla also met
Recently Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla also met US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Thursday and discussed bilateral relations as well as the situation in Afghanistan. Shringla, who arrived in Washington on Wednesday to hold meetings with senior officials in the administration of US President Joe Biden, also met Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman. The two leaders met at a time when the US ended its 20-year military campaign in Afghanistan on August 30.

Secretary of State Antony Blinken had said that the US would continue to try to evacuate its citizens and Afghans and would try to make their safe return by road or chartered planes with neighboring countries of Afghanistan after the Kabul airport reopens. . He had said, ‘We have no illusion that it will be easy or it will be quick.’ (agency input)

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