This will be the first meeting between the Taliban and senior Turkish government officials in the Turkish capital, Ankara, since the Taliban’s occupation of Afghanistan. A Taliban spokesman said its delegation was led by acting foreign minister Amir Khan Mutaqi.
Earlier this week, Taliban leaders held a series of meetings with representatives of the US, ten European countries and the European Union in Qatar’s capital Doha.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoan told the G20’s digital meeting that the international community should keep the doors open for talks with the Taliban so that they can be patiently and gradually steered towards establishing a more inclusive government. Can you
The Taliban says it wants international recognition. He has warned that the weakening of his government will have an impact on security.