NATO Secretary-Normal Jens Stoltenberg stated on Friday Pakistan bore particular accountability for a way the state of affairs in Afghanistan would unfold within the coming days.
He informed reporters at a briefing after an emergency NATO overseas ministers’ assembly, “In the case of Pakistan, I believe that Pakistan has a particular accountability, partly as a result of Pakistan is a neighbour of Afghanistan, and partly due to Pakistan’s shut relationship to Taliban [a terrorist organization, banned in Russia].”
Stoltenberg added, “So, I think Pakistan has a special responsibility to make sure that Afghanistan lives up to its international commitments and also that Afghanistan not once again becomes a safe haven for international terrorists.”
NATO to hurry evacuations from Afghanistan
Greater than 18,000 individuals have been flown out of Kabul for the reason that Taliban took over Afghanistan’s capital, a NATO official stated on Friday. He pledged to redouble evacuation efforts as criticism of the West’s dealing with of the disaster intensified.
1000’s of individuals, determined to flee the nation, had been nonetheless thronging the airport, stated the official who declined to be recognized, despite the fact that the Taliban have urged individuals with out authorized journey paperwork to go residence.
Criticism of NATO and different Western powers has risen as pictures of the chaos and determined concern of Taliban rule had been shared all over the world.