Qatar Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani Visits Kabul, Meets Taliban-Appointed PM: Reports

Qatar Foreign Minister Visits Kabul, Meets Taliban-Appointed PM: Reports

Qatar foreign minister visited Afghanistan’s capital Kabul on Sunday. (File)

Cairo:

Qatari foreign minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani visited Afghanistan’s capital Kabul on Sunday and met Taliban-appointed Prime Minister Mullah Muhammad Hassan Akhund, Doha-based news channel Al Jazeera reported.

Qatar is considered one of the countries with the most influence over the Taliban, which took control of Afghanistan last month as U.S. troops were preparing to finally withdraw from the country after 20 years.

It played a pivotal role in the massive US-led airlift of its own citizens, other Western nationals and Afghans who helped Western countries.

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