A Taliban spokesman says that all Afghans who have left the country in recent days should return to their homeland.
New Delhi Date. Wednesday, August 25, 2021
The Taliban have recaptured Afghanistan after 20 years. The Taliban captured Kabul on 15 August, after which President Ashraf Ghani fled the country. Common people are also trying to escape from Afghanistan at any cost. Till now thousands of people have fled from Afghanistan. However, the Taliban has warned that it will not allow any Afghans to leave the country.
Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid told the media on Tuesday that no Afghans would be allowed to leave the country. However, foreign nationals can return to their country. According to Mujahid, the roads leading to the airport have been closed. Afghans cannot enter the airport that way, but foreign nationals will be allowed into the airport.
According to Zabiullah, all the Afghans who have left the country in recent days should return to their homeland. “We will no longer allow Afghans to leave the country and we are not happy with that,” the Taliban said. “Doctors and academics in Afghanistan should not leave the country and work in their country.”
Thousands of people have fled Afghanistan since the Taliban came to power. Most of them are women. According to US President Joe Biden, more than 70,000 people have been evacuated from Kabul since August 14. These include American citizens, NATO personnel and endangered Afghan civilians.