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Closes Afghanistan representation in the United States

The Taliban seized control of Afghanistan seven months ago. Embassies and consulates in the United States will no longer operate. The reason is “lack of resources”.

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  • According to diplomatic sources, seven months after the Taliban regained power in Afghanistan, the country’s representation in the United States is coming to an end.

An embassy official in Afghanistan who wants to remain anonymous told the DPA that the embassy in Washington and the embassies in New York and Los Angeles will cease to function this Wednesday. Lack of “resources” is one reason for the closures. He did not want to divulge any further details. Came from diplomats Government Appointed by Kabul last August Taliban Inverted. You have not received money for several months.

The Afghan diplomat said efforts were being made to continue operations until the end. On top of that Twitter-The Embassy’s account in Washington was last notified on December 30. It said: “We are working hard to keep the embassy open and to continue our services without funding from any source. We hope that Afghanistan will one day achieve lasting peace.

Last Friday, the New York Times, citing US State Department sources, announced that Afghan embassy officials would have 30 days to apply for further stay in the United States before being deported. They will not be deported to Afghanistan due to danger. But it is unknown at this time what he will do after leaving the post. A quarter of the approximately 100 Afghan ambassadors to the United States have not yet applied to stay in the United States.

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