“In the same way, we want other countries not to intervene in our internal affairs,” said the head of the Taliban regime, Hibatullah Akhundzada .
The Islamic Emirate is open to cooperation with the international community and will not allow that the soil of Afghanistan becomes a threat to other countries in the world, said this Wednesday the head of the Taliban regime, Hibatullah Akhundzada, local media reported.
“In the framework of the mutual interaction and engagement, we want good diplomatic, economic and political relations with the world, including the US, and we believe that this is in the interest of all parties”, emphasized the Taliban leader.
“We assure our neighbors, the region and the the whole world that we will not allow anyone to use our territory to threaten the security of other countries,” Akhundzada added. the principle of reciprocity. “In the same way, we want other countries not to intervene in our internal affairs ,” he said.
In this context, the deputy spokesman for the Islamic Emirate, Bilal Karimi, added that the objective of the official policy is based on building “good and positive relations with the countries of the world and the international community, taking into account national and Islamic values.”
Tensions in relations with the US
The Taliban leader’s statements come after US President Joe Biden announced his intention to revoke the status of Afghanistan as its main ally outside NATO, which was granted in 2012 by then President Barack Obama.
“The Islamic Emirate is not concerned about this US measure, which said that will strip Afghanistan of the title of major non-NATO ally,” wrote Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid on his Twitter account. “Over the last 20 years, Afghans have suffered at the hands of that region and they don’t have good memories of it “, he highlighted.
The Taliban movement, designated a “terrorist organization” by the UN Security Council, is declared a terrorist group and banned in Russia.