IndiaFlights to Afghanistan must be restored; Taliban send letter to India

Flights to Afghanistan must be restored; Taliban send letter to India


Highlight:

  • The Taliban wrote the letter in the letterhead of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan.
  • After the capture of Afghanistan, the country was renamed the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan
  • This is the first such communication since the Taliban seized power in Afghanistan in August


New Delhi: The Taliban has asked India to resume flights to Afghanistan. The Taliban government has sent a letter to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation.

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India has suspended all commercial flights to Kabul since August 15 following the Taliban’s capture of the Afghan capital, Kabul.

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation of India has written to the Taliban-controlled Afghan Civil Aviation Authority.

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As such, the Taliban last week called on airlines from other countries to resume operations. It is reported that all the problems at the airport were solved by offering all kinds of cooperation.

The Taliban wrote the letter in the letterhead of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan. After the capture of Afghanistan, the country was renamed the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan. This is the first such communication since the Taliban seized power in Afghanistan in August.

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Abdul Qahar Balki, a Taliban spokesman, told Reuters that the suspension of international flights had left Afghans stranded abroad and prevented from traveling to work or study.

So far only limited assistance and passenger flights have operated from Kabul. On September 13, an international commercial plane, a Pakistani international, arrived in Kabul. This is the first aircraft since the Taliban came to power.

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However, India has not yet officially recognized the new Taliban regime in Afghanistan.

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