The Taliban seeks to speak at ongoing United Nations General Assembly.
The Taliban have requested a representation at this week’s United Nations General Assembly. Afghanistan’s interim government wants to address the world through the United Nations Assembly according to the UN.
Spokesperson for the United Nations, Stephane Dujarric confirms General Secretary, Antonio Guterres received a communication on September 15 from Afghanistan’s interim government Taliban, requesting to speak at the 76th annual sesion. Reports say the communication came from current accredited Afghan Ambassador, Ghulam Isaczai.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ameer Khan Muttaqi five days after that precious communication officially sent a letter to Antonio Guterres asking that they participate in United Nations 76th gathering. He revealed in the letter the world no longer recognize former President of Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani since they removed him from office on August 15. Read how Ashraf Ghani was ousted from power (Video) Taliban fighters topple Afghanistan troops, take over Kabul. ‘Islamic law will take over the world’ Commander
Members of United Nations credentials commutee said they would not rush to give any response as they do not know how panel members might rule. One of the officials however said they would take sometime to deliberate on their request but they won’t be able to speak at this week’s General Assembly sessions.