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Afghanistan “cannot be controlled externally”: Pakistan’s Prime Minister Khan at the SCO Summit

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan said Friday that he could not “control outside” Afghanistan, and Islamabad would continue to support its war-torn neighbors, even if it urged the Taliban to fulfill its promises.

At the 20th Shanghai Cooperation Organization Head of State Council (SCO-CHS) Summit in Dushanbe, the capital of Tajikistan, Khan mobilizes international assistance for immediate humanitarian assistance in Afghanistan, which is currently governed by Tullivan. Emphasized the need.

“It must be remembered that the Afghan government relies primarily on foreign aid,” he reportedly told the Dawn newspaper.

“The Taliban must do what they promised.

“Pakistan has a keen interest in peaceful and stable Afghanistan and will continue to provide support,” Khan said, adding that he could not “control” Afghanistan from the outside.

Eight SCO groups from China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, India and Pakistan are hosting their 21st summit in Dushanbe.

Afghanistan is an SCO observer.

The Taliban seized power in Afghanistan on August 15, two weeks before the United States completely withdrew its troops on August 31, after a costly 20-year war. This forced Afghan President Ashraf Ghani to flee the country to the UAE.

Taliban militants attacked Afghanistan and occupied all major cities within a few days. The dissolution of Afghan security forces trained and equipped by the United States and its allies.

Thousands of Afghan citizens and aliens have fled the new Taliban regime, fleeing for asylum in various countries, including the United States and many European countries, causing complete turmoil and death.

Afghanistan “cannot be controlled externally”: Pakistan’s Prime Minister Khan at the SCO Summit

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