Taliban warns nearby nations against hosting US military after withdrawal

Taliban warns nearby nations against hosting US military after withdrawal
Taliban warns nearby nations against hosting US military after withdrawal

Hello and welcome to the details of Taliban warns nearby nations against hosting US military after withdrawal and now with the details

Nevin Al Sukari - Sana'a - Fighting between the Taliban and Afghan forces has escalated sharply in Afghanistan since Washington announced its decision. — Reuters pic

Subscribe to our Telegram channel for the latest updates on news you need to know.


KABUL/PESHAWAR, May 26 — The Afghan Taliban today warned nearby nations against allowing the United States to use their territory for operations in the country after they withdraw from Afghanistan.

As foreign forces withdraw troops by President Joe Biden’s announced deadline of Sept. 11, experts and diplomats have speculated that Washington’s future role in the region could include bases in nearby countries, especially Pakistan.

“If such a step is taken, then the responsibility for all the misfortunes and difficulties lies upon those who commit such mistakes,” the insurgent group said in a statement, without specifying a country.

US officials have privately said that they are exploring potential basing options in countries near Afghanistan, like Tajikistan and Uzbekistan, but have so far not come to an agreement with any of them.

In recent days, there has been a spate of talks between senior Pakistani and US officials, including a meeting between Biden’s National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan and his Pakistani counterpart.

Pakistan shares a border with Afghanistan that runs along heavily contested areas of south and eastern Afghanistan where the Taliban have a large presence.

A spokesman for Pakistan’s foreign office said on Monday that any speculation over US use of bases in Pakistan “was baseless and irresponsible”.

The US embassy in Islamabad did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

Fighting between the Taliban and Afghan forces has escalated sharply in Afghanistan since Washington announced its decision, a slower timeframe than envisaged in a deal former US President Donald ’s administration signed with the insurgents that said troops would withdraw by May subject to security guarantees.

Many analysts have warned that the country could descend into civil war as efforts to secure a peace deal through talks in Doha have largely stalled.

Two Taliban sources said several members of the group’s political office are currently in Pakistan’s capital Islamabad for talks over the ongoing negotiations, including whether to take part in a conference due to take place in Turkey that they had previously boycotted.

Pakistan has been criticised in the past for ties to the Taliban, but in recent years has been praised by Washington for helping to bring the group to the negotiating table. — Reuters

These were the details of the news Taliban warns nearby nations against hosting US military after withdrawal for this day. We hope that we have succeeded by giving you the full details and information. To follow all our news, you can subscribe to the alerts system or to one of our different systems to provide you with all that is new.

It is also worth noting that the original news has been published and is available at Malay Mail and the editorial team at AlKhaleej Today has confirmed it and it has been modified, and it may have been completely transferred or quoted from it and you can read and follow this news from its main source.

PREV Bahrain reduces waiting period for booster dose from 3 months to 1 for people aged 40 and above
NEXT Deadly heat wave slams Canada, US