Taliban Call For Unfreezing Of Bank Funds After Deadly Earthquake

Aid groups said that, in the past, Taliban authorities tried to divert aid to areas and people that supported their views.

Afghanistan’s Taliban administration has called on international governments to roll back sanctions and lift a freeze on the country’s central bank assets as the country deals with the aftermath of an earthquake that killed more than 1,000 people and has left thousands homeless this week.

While humanitarian aid has continued to flow to Afghanistan, funds needed for the country’s longer-term development were halted when the Taliban seized control of the country last August.


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