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Taliban rule won’t last long, claims Afghanistan’s self-declared acting president

The self-proclaimed performing president of Afghanistan has advised Euronews that Taliban rule gained’t final lengthy as a result of their strategies are “unacceptable to the folks”.

Amrullah Saleh was vice chairman earlier than the Taliban takeover earlier this month, which prompted President Ashraf Ghani to flee.

Saleh, talking from the Panjshir Valley, an space of the nation not at present beneath Taliban management, advised Euronews: “The legislation of the Taliban is Islamic Emirate, unacceptable to the folks of Afghanistan and the election of a frontrunner by a bunch is unacceptable. It’s inconceivable for Taliban rule to final lengthy in Afghanistan.”

He additionally claimed the Taliban was behind Thursday’s terror assault at Kabul airport, which killed greater than 100 Afghans and 13 US troopers. The so-called Islamic State group in Afghanistan claimed accountability for the bombing.

Requested why he didn’t flee the nation, like Ghani, he mentioned: “I’m a soldier of Ahmad Shah Massoud and, in his dictionary, there was no such factor as fleeing, exile and leaving the nation in unhealthy moments.

“If I had escaped, I may need been bodily alive, however as quickly as I reached any nook of the globe, I might have died immediately.”

Massoud, Saleh’s guru, was posthumously named a nationwide hero by former president Hamid Karzai, for his heroics in preventing off the Soviet military and the Taliban.

He was assassinated two days earlier than the September 11 terror assaults in 2001.

Saleh and his resistance entrance are within the Panjshir Valley in Afghanistan, the one space the Taliban had been unable to regulate throughout their final rule over the nation – and the birthplace of Massoud

However whereas he’s there, the ultimate international troops are leaving the nation, and the Taliban he was positive could be defeated are forming a authorities.

One choice that seems to have bolstered the Taliban forces was the discharge of hundreds of prisoners by the Afghan authorities.

“I’m not an ideal human being,” he advised Euronews. “However in my place as vice-president, I couldn’t veto that call. Sadly, the Individuals requested us in a really unsuitable and undiplomatic strategy to launch these prisoners and threatened to chop off financial, weapons and army assist to Afghanistan. We made it clear that if we let go of those prisoners, they might return to struggle us.”

“We knew from two or three days in the past that the Taliban wished to finish the airport catastrophe with a sequence of bombings,” he claimed.

“They unfold the phrase that ISIL wished to hold out bombings. The Taliban is behind right this moment’s (Thursday’s) bombing.”

He additionally accused Pakistan of giving orders to the Taliban, which he referred to as a “proxy group” for the nation.

In keeping with Saleh, the Taliban have “neither exterior nor inner legitimacy”, and they’re going to quickly face a “deep army disaster”, with different areas moreover Panjshir mounting resistance in opposition to them.

He added that the European Union “should assume its ethical accountability and help for the Afghan Nationwide Resistance, politically and morally”.

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