Taliban Mendacity, No Relationship With Their Authorities: France

Taliban Lying, No Relationship With Their Government: France

France has evacuated about 3,000 folks and had held talks with Taliban to allow these departures (File)


The Taliban are mendacity and France is not going to have any relationship with its newly-formed authorities, Overseas Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian mentioned late on Saturday earlier than heading for talks in Qatar on Sunday to debate future evacuations from Afghanistan.

“They mentioned they might let some foreigners and Afghans go away freely and (talked) of an inclusive and consultant authorities, however they’re mendacity,” Le Drian mentioned on France 5 TV.

“France refuses to recognise or have any sort of relationship with this authorities. We would like actions from the Taliban and they’re going to want some financial respiration house and worldwide relations. It is as much as them.”

Paris has evacuated about 3,000 folks and had held technical talks with the Taliban to allow these departures.

Le Drian, who’s heading to the Qatari capital Doha on Sunday, mentioned there have been nonetheless just a few French nationals and some hundred Afghans with ties to France remaining in Afghanistan.

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