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Taliban Say No Evacuation Extension As G7 Meets On Afghan Crisis

Kabul airport witnessed anarchic evacuations afterwards Taliban bedeviled ascendancy of Afghanistan. (File)

Afghanistan's new Taliban rulers inisted on Tuesday that all adopted evacuations from the country charge be completed by Aug. 31 while Western leaders said they would columnist the hardline Islamists to acquiesce bodies to leave afterwards that.

Kabul airport has been mired in anarchy as adopted citizens and Afghans fearing reprisals blitz to leave afterwards the takeover of the basic by the hardline Islamist Taliban on Aug. 15.

President Joe Biden, who said aftermost anniversary U.S. troops may break accomplished Aug. 31 to abandon Americans, will stick to a Pentagon advocacy to abolish the troops by that date as continued as the Taliban enables the United States to complete its evacuations, three U.S. admiral said.

Two U.S. officials, speaking on action of anonymity, said there was accretion affair about suicide bombings by Islamic State terrorists at the airport. One official said it was no best a catechism of if, but when, terrorists would advance and the antecedence was to get out afore it happened.

The Taliban told the bags of Afghans bottleneck into the airport in the achievement of boarding flights that they had annihilation to abhorrence and should go home.

"We agreement their security," Taliban agent Zabihullah Mujahid told a account appointment in the capital, which Taliban fighters bedeviled on Aug. 15 from the Western-backed government afterwards two decades of war.

As he spoke, Western troops were alive aimlessly to get added foreigners and Afghans assimilate planes and out of the country.

Mujahid said the accumulation had not agreed to an addendum of the Aug. 31 borderline and alleged on the United States not to animate Afghan bodies to leave their homeland. He additionally apprenticed adopted embassies not to abutting or stop work.

U.N. animal rights arch Michelle Bachelet said she had accustomed aboveboard letters of "summary executions" of civilians and Afghan aegis armament who had surrendered. The Taliban has said it will investigate such reports.

Leaders of the G7 above automated nations - Britain, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the United States - met about to altercate how to complete the anarchic abandonment and accord with the Taliban now that they accept bedeviled power.

They said they would abide committed to Afghanistan and aback the United Nations in analogous actual altruistic advice in the region, which faces a new arrival of refugees.

The talks did not aftereffect "in new dates" for the end of the aborticide mission, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said, admitting there were accelerated discussions on whether a civilian-operated airport in Kabul could be acclimated afterwards Aug. 31.

The leaders agreed on the charge to columnist the Taliban to acquiesce bodies to leave afterwards Aug. 31, Canadian Prime Abbot Justin Trudeau said.

CIA Director William Burns met Taliban baton Abdul Ghani Baradar in Kabul on Monday, two U.S. sources told Reuters. Mujahid, the Taliban spokesman, said he was not acquainted if Baradar had met the CIA chief.

Countries that accept abandoned about 60,000 bodies over the accomplished 10 canicule were hasty to complete the job, a NATO agent told Reuters. "Every adopted force affiliate is alive at a war-footing clip to accommodated the deadline," said the official, who beneath to be identified.

The U.S.-backed government burst as the United States and its allies withdrew troops 20 years afterwards they ousted the Taliban in the weeks afterwards the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks on the United States by al Qaeda terrorists whose leaders had begin safe anchorage in Taliban-ruled Afghanistan.

Leaders of the Taliban, who accept approved to appearance https://www.reuters.com/world/asia-pacific/taliban-seek-present-moderate-face-they-take-control-afghanistan-2021-08-15 a added abstinent face back capturing Kabul, accept amorphous talks on basic a government that accept included discussions with some old enemies, including above admiral Hamid Karzai.

It appointed a above Guantanamo detainee, Mullah Abdul Qayyum Zakir, as acting defence minister, the Qatari-based Al Jazeera account approach said, citation a antecedent in the Islamist movement.

Many Afghans abhorrence reprisals and a acknowledgment to a acrid adaptation of sharia (Islamic law) that the Taliban activated aback in ability from 1996 to 2001, in accurate the repression of women.

Mujahid said there was no account of bodies targeted for reprisals and the Taliban were aggravating to appear up with a action so women could acknowledgment to work.

Bachelet said the United Nations would be watching closely.

"A axiological red band will be the Taliban's analysis of women and girls," she told an emergency affair of the U.N. Animal Rights Council in Geneva.

The G7 leaders were accepted to accede whether to recognise a Taliban government, or alternatively renew sanctions to burden the movement to accede with pledges to account women's rights and all-embracing relations.

"The G7 leaders will accede to alike on if, or when, to recognise the Taliban," said one European diplomat.

British Prime Abbot Boris Johnson said afterwards the talks that if huge funds for Afghanistan were activity to be unfrozen, the country could not be a ancestry arena for terrorism.

The Executive Director of the Apple Food Programme, David Beasley, said the backroom bare to be absitively fast because the aggregate of conflict, aridity and the COVID-19 communicable meant that 14 actor Afghans could anon face starvation.

In Moscow, Russian Adopted Abbot Sergei Lavrov said the Kremlin was absorbed in confined as a agent in absolute the crisis forth with China, the United States and Pakistan.

At the aforementioned time, he said, Russia opposes the abstraction of acceptance Afghan refugees to access the above Soviet arena of Central Asia or accepting United States troops deployed there.

"If you anticipate that any country in Central Asia or abroad is absorbed in acceptable a ambition so that the Americans could fulfil their initiatives, I absolutely agnosticism anyone needs that," Lavrov said during a appointment to Hungary.

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