Sri Lanka Should Not Recognise Taliban In Afghanistan: Former Lankan PM

"There are no acceptable affidavit for us to recognise a Taliban rule," Sri Lanka's above PM said

Former Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has cautioned the government adjoin recognising Taliban's aphorism in Afghanistan and advocated snapping of ties with Kabul, adage one should amend if the country should be a "party to advice terrorism" accession its arch in the region.

In a account issued on Thursday, the four-time above Prime Minister said: "Everyone fears that Afghanistan would become a centre of jihadi agitator groups beneath the Taliban rule."

"No one could disregard their activity to abuse states and people. Their credo based on a amiss estimation of the Quran is a blackmail to accepted Islamic states and added nations," Mr Wickremesinghe said.

"There are no acceptable affidavit for us to recognise a Taliban rule," he added.

Mr Wickremesinghe advocated the snapping of adept relations with Afghanistan by abandoning the Lankan admiral attendance there.

"We charge an admiral in a Central Asian state, this could be amid elsewhere".

Mr Wickremesinghe recalled that the Taliban had destroyed the Bamiyan Buddhist carve in Afghanistan.

The abolition of the behemothic statues by the Taliban in 2001 affronted boundless all-embracing condemnation, including in Sri Lanka, area Buddhism is the above religion.

"We should amend if we are a affair to advice agitation accession its arch in the arena by our activity to recognise the Taliban rule," Mr Wickremesinghe, who is now an Opposition parliamentarian, said.

The Sri Lankan government has so far not fabricated any account on the developments in Afghanistan.

The Sri Lankan Admiral in Afghanistan, manned by one bounded agents member, was operating from a Kabul hotel.

Sri Lanka's Foreign Employment Bureau said there were over 200 Sri Lankans in Kabul back the burghal fell beneath the Taliban.

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Former Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe

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