Afghan Resistance Leaders Have Not Fled Nation, Diplomat Says

Afghan Resistance Leaders Have Not Fled Country, Diplomat Says

Afghan Disaster: Afghan ambassador to Tajikistan Mohammad Zahir Aghbar attends convention.


Panjshiri chief Ahmad Shah Massoud and former Afghan Vice President Amrullah Saleh haven’t fled Afghanistan and their resistance forces are nonetheless combating the Taliban, the ousted Afghan authorities’s ambassador to Tajikistan stated on Wednesday.

Zahir Aghbar, envoy to Dushanbe below the federal government of ousted Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, advised a information convention in Tajikistan’s capital that he was in common contact with Saleh and that the resistance leaders have been out of basic communication for safety causes.

“Ahmad Massoud and Amrullah Saleh haven’t fled to Tajikistan. The information that Ahmad Massoud has left Panjshir will not be true; he’s inside Afghanistan,” Aghbar stated.

“I’m in fixed contact with Amrullah Saleh, who’s at present in Panjshir and working the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan’s authorities,” he stated.

The Taliban swept to energy final month and the group has stated they’ve captured the Panjshir valley, a final holdout province, although the resistance has not conceded defeat.

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