‘We signed an agreement with the Americans in Doha,’ the Islamic member said after it was reported that a drone hit a vehicle with three members of the jihadist group
A member of the Taliban political leadership on Sunday, 29, criticized the attacks carried out by the forces of the USA against targets of the jihadist group Islamic state (EI) in Kabul, with the argument that these offensives are not part of the agreement made for the withdrawal. “We signed an agreement with the Americans in Doha about this and the attacks go against the pact. According to the agreement, they cannot interfere in the affairs of Afghanistan after the withdrawal”, declared Abdulhaq Wasiq, a member of the political cabinet of the Islamists, in an interview with the Afghan channel Tolo. Wasiq’s comments came after Washington on Sunday confirmed an attack on an ISIS target in Kabul, in retaliation for last Thursday’s bombing that left at least 170 dead and claimed authorship by the group. jihadist.
According to the US Central Command, a drone American hit a vehicle in which three jihadists were supposedly traveling to the airport. One of the jihadists died. This new American attack, the second this week, comes the day after a drone kills two ISIS jihadists and leaves another wounded in retaliation for the bombing of the airport. So far, the Taliban have not informed about their actions after the incident at the airport, but have guaranteed that they will arrest those responsible. In Doha, the Taliban and the United States reached an agreement under which the Americans pledged to withdraw all their troops from the country as long as the Taliban agreed to comply with several conditions.
One of these conditions was to dialogue with the government of obscene to reach a political agreement for peace and not allow Afghanistan to serve as a base for terrorist groups. However, despite the negotiations, the Taliban took advantage of the withdrawal of foreign troops to carry out a military offensive and toppled the government. With the seizure of Kabul, after winning in almost every province in the country, the Taliban demanded that the Americans fulfill their part of the agreement and leave Afghanistan by August 31st.
*With information from EFE.