Current Afghan economy empowering terrorists: Farid
AVA- Nahid, who is in Tehran, Iran’s capital, to attend the Tehran Security Conference. Talking to reporters on the sidelines of the meeting, she said Afghanistan’s economy was also used by terrorist groups to empower themselves like Taliban whose roots lied outside of the country.
She said economy could lead to peace and stability but it could also negatively impact the security.
“Afghanistan is enjoying a democratic law for ۱۷ years, but the conflict is still ongoing because our economy is empowering terrorist groups such as Taliban whose roots are outside,” she said.
She said current economy in the region was the “economy of terror” as rebel groups were trying to get benefit from energy and petroleum using them against governments.
Farid said some people in Afghanistan were joining militant groups because of their bad economic condition. “If regional countries assist Afghanistan in its development, it w