After successive delays in announcing the formation of the new government, the Taliban announced, on Tuesday, that mullah Muhammad Hassan Akhund takes office as Prime Minister of Afghanistan CNN. NS mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, the co-founder and number two in the Taliban movement, has been appointed as the country’s deputy prime minister.
Taliban government, key positions:
Mullah Yaqoub – Minister of Defense
Siraj Haqqani – Minister of Interior
Mullah Hassan Akhund – Prime Minister pic.twitter.com/ixwfxrYrOp
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In a press conference this afternoon, Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid announced that mullah Muhammad Yaqoub, the son of Taliban founder Muammad Omar, who died in 2013, will take over as defense minister. Sirajuddin Haqqani has already been appointed Minister of the Interior – his whereabouts are worth €4.2 million, money that the US, through the FBI, is willing to pay to those who provide information that “directly” leads to the arrest of the man behind the attacks. against US forces on the Afghan-Pakistan border.
The Taliban spokesman reiterated that the announced names are part of an “interim government” and that the Taliban “will try to take people from other parts of the country,” citing Al Jazeera.
The Taliban had postponed on SaturdayOnce again, your government’s announcement. Nearly three weeks after the fundamentalist group returned to power, the Afghan population and the international community were still waiting for the announcement of who would rule Kabul.
The interim government’s announcement comes a day after the Taliban’s announcement Control of the Panjshir ValleyIt is the only region in Afghanistan where there is still resistance after two weeks of clashes with the opponents. Despite this, the group fighting the movement in Panjshir, the National Resistance Front (NRF), asserted that the “resistance” of the Taliban “is still all over the valley”, denying the Taliban’s control of the entire Afghan territory.
It is not yet clear what role Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzadeh will play, the current Taliban leader, who has not been seen or heard publicly since the Taliban’s takeover of Kabul began in early August.
The group had promised weeks ago that it would have an “inclusive government”, in which even women would be incorporated, but so far none of them have been nominated, and it is unlikely, says Al Jazeera, that women will hold high positions within the government.
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