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The delegation of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in a meeting with US and European envoys urged the world to lift sanctions on the Islamic Emirate and “let banks operate normally.”

The foreign ministry of Afghanistan said in a statement on Tuesday that the delegation of the Islamic Emirate, led by acting foreign minister Amir Khan Muttaqi, held talks with the representatives of the US and European countries in Doha.

Muttaqi said the payment of civil servants’ salaries and the resumption of unfinished economic projects are the priority. “In this regard we urge world countries to end existing sanctions and let banks operate normally, so that charity groups, organizations, and the government can pay salaries to their staff with their own reserves and international financial assistance,” Muttaqi said.

The current situation in Afghanistan, relations with other countries, prevailing economic difficulties, humanitarian assistance, the resumption of incomplete development projects, and existing sanctions were discussed, reads the statement.

“Weakening the Afghan government is not in the interest of anyone because its negative effects will directly affect the world in the security sector and economic migration from the country,” Muttaqi said, according to the statement.

Meanwhile, the US State Department spokesman Ned Price also said a meeting was held with the Islamic Emirate delegation in Doha where officials from the European Union were present.

Talking to a news conference on Wednesday, Qatar’s foreign minister, Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, said there was no clear path for releasing Afghanistan’s assets.

However, according to the ministry’s statement, the participants agreed to hold similar meetings in the future as well.

While the European Union pledged to provide one million Euro in support of humanitarian donation to the country. Members of the G-20 meeting in a virtual summit pledged to provide aid to the people of Afghanistan in a bid to prevent a humanitarian catastrophe in the war-torn country. The summit was hosted by Italy on Tuesday. 

Some members of the summit cited that provision of aids didn’t indicate recognition of the “Taliban” government. 

Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany said that her country was not ready to recognize the “Taliban”. According to her, the “Taliban” have not met the international measure and expectations of the world. 

The US said that it would provide donation through aid organization to the people of Afghanistan.

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