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Taliban have arrived with ‘Positive Minds’ says Shahid Afridi

Earlier we have seen Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan favoring the Taliban! Presently after his support now-former Pakistani cricketer, Shahid Afridi also endorsed the Taliban. Afridi commented, the terrorist organization came to leverage with a "positive mindset". Pakistani journalist, Naila Inayat tweeted a video clip, which showed Afridi was telling the reporters the Taliban is "letting women work", and "they love cricket" clearly.

What did the former cricketer, Afridi, say?

Afridi told the reporter, "There is no doubt that the Taliban have come. But they have come with a very positive attitude. They are allowing women to work. They are also allowing women to participate in politics. They are playing cricket and I believe the Taliban love cricket.”

Imran Khan has already endorsed

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has supported the Taliban in several events in the past. In July, before the terrorist organization forcibly took over the Afghan government, Khan said that the Taliban are not military organizations but ordinary citizens. Later in August, Imran Khan publicly favored the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan. He said his country was reaching out to all "Afghan leaders" and urged other countries to "be engaged" in financially supporting people in the war-ravaged country.

"Now, there are camps of 500,000 people; there are camps of 100,000 people. Taliban are not militants; they are normal civilians like us. All countries should come forward and we should support the Taliban financially” Imran Khan said in am interview with PBS NewsHour.

After the Taliban's confiscation over Afghanistan, they have compensated repressive laws and retrograde policies on Afghan women. They had formerly implemented their interpretation of Islamic Sharia law in 1996-2001.

On Tuesday Taliban commemorates their complete Independence as US battalions depart Afghanistan. Taliban fighters' gunfire echoed across Kabul, as U.S. troops departed from their country and ending the war of 20 years.

Shaky video footage of Kabul Airport went viral where Taliban combatants entered the airport after the final U.S. troop took off a minute before midnight and flared in the sky.

Taliban spokesman Qari Yusuf said, "The last U.S. soldier has left Kabul airport and our country is free and gained complete independence" according, to Al Jazeera.

The U.S. army shared an image where the last U.S. soldier, Major General Chris Donahue, the commander of the 82nd Airbone Division stepped aboard the final evacuation flight out of Kabul. Being the lengthiest American war that took the lives of nearly 2,500 U.S. battalions and an approximate 240,000 Afghans, and it costs nearly $2 trillion.

After this US President Joe Biden said, "Now, our 20-year military presence in Afghanistan has ended," along with this he thanked the U.S. military for carrying out the dangerous evacuation. He will address the American people on Tuesday afternoon.

As many countries are withdrawing people from the soil of Afghanistan on Thursday a suicide bomb went off on Kabul airport and more than 100 civilians, as well as 13 US troops, were killed due to that blast.

Over 1 lakh has been people evacuated so far by different-different countries

Besides the UK, US, India, Canada, Germany, France, Italy, Sweden, UAE, Qatar, Australia, New Zealand, Turkey, Denmark, Switzerland, Hungary, Poland, Ireland has also evacuated about 1 lakh people from Afghanistan.

As per the report provided by the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), India has withdrawn more than 550 people from Afghanistan. The US has evacuated 5,100 US citizens till August 14. Canada evacuated 3,700, the UK evacuated 13,700, Germany evacuated 5,347, French has evacuated more than 2,500, Italy had evacuated 4,832, Sweden has evacuated 1100, Belgium 1400, Ireland evacuated around 78-80 people, Poland evacuated 900, Hungary evacuated 540, Denmark evacuated 1000, Switzerland evacuated 292, Turkey evacuated 1400, Qatar evacuated 40,000, UAE evacuated 36,500, Australia evacuated 4,100, New Zealand has evacuated 276 peoples from Afghanistan.  

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