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PublishDate: Monday, November 29, 2021 09:38

IEA calls on former govt officials and ex-politicians to return home

The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA) has called on former government officials and members of the political opposition to return to the country.

Afghan Voice Agency (AVA)_Deputy Foreign Minister Sher Mohammad Abbas , who officially assumed duties on Sunday, said that former officials have the right to live as normal citizens in Afghanistan.

“We are in touch with all opposition [members]. We have urged them to return as Afghans; but should not expect to be appointed as a minister again,” Stanikzai said.

He has also called on foreign countries to reopen their embassies in Kabul.

“Their (foreign countries) ambassadors [for Afghanistan] are present in and opened embassies there, they (ambassadors) live in hotels and are in contact with us in order to have negotiations with us on various issues,” he noted.

Meanwhile, a high-level delegation led by Acting Foreign Minister Mawlavi Amir Khan is in for talks with the EU and the United States.

Mohammad Naeem, a spokesman for the IEa’s political office in Qatar, told Ariana News that talks with the US delegation would begin on Monday.

The release of Afghanistan’s frozen assets and the reopening of embassies in and humanitarian aid are the main topics of the talks.

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