The Taliban have taken control of all of Afghanistan’s borders. Buildings in the capital are being evacuated in the face of Taliban attacks. A Taliban spokesman said they did not intend to enter Kabul through fighting, declare a ceasefire but did not want any casualties, and want revenge. No. Sohail Shaheen said that we had announced a general amnesty for Afghans and other people. We will welcome those against the corrupt Kabul administration, who helped the intruders; the door is open for them.
Earlier, the Afghan leadership’s political activities continued because of the Taliban’s advance towards Kabul. The Afghan president and Abdullah Abdullah met separately with Afghan leaders and politicians. The Taliban have also seized Jalalabad and Mazar-e-Sharif. During the war with the Taliban, some Afghan soldiers crossed the border and fled to Uzbekistan. The Taliban also entered Gardez, the capital of Paktia province. Asadabad, the capital of Kunar province on the border with Pakistan, was also captured. They surrendered.
The Taliban captured the capital of Daikundi province, Neeli, without a fight. A video of Afghan soldiers fleeing to Iran for refuge, including armored vehicles and tanks, has also surfaced.
In Kabul, President Ashraf Ghani held an emergency meeting with political leaders and former warlords to form an empowered team to negotiate with the Taliban. Earlier, Abdullah met with key Afghan leaders to form an interim government. The issue was discussed.
US President Joe Biden has warned Taliban fighters that they will retaliate if diplomatic staff is harmed. Surveillance will continue in the future to deal with the Taliban.
In Doha, the Qatari foreign minister met with Taliban leader Abdul Ghani Baradar, and Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdul Rahman al-Thani called for an immediate ceasefire with the Taliban.