Original title: 5 dead in Taliban vehicle attack, U.N. envoy calls on the world to recognize the new government Source: Chinanews.com
China News Service, September 24, reported that since the Afghan Taliban formed an interim government on the 7th of this month, the Taliban has been calling on the international community to recognize the new Afghan regime, and appointed a special envoy to the United Nations, asking the United Nations to allow the special envoy to speak at the UN General Assembly. On the other hand, since the Taliban took over Afghanistan in mid-August, there have been new violent attacks. The Taliban vehicles were attacked and 5 people were killed.
According to foreign media reports, on September 11 local time, the Afghan Taliban hoisted their flag in the presidential palace of the capital Kabul.
Taliban appoints UN special envoy
Urge the world to recognize the new government of Afghanistan
The interim government of the Taliban in Afghanistan has been established for more than two weeks and has not yet been officially recognized by the international community. On the 22nd, the Taliban’s newly appointed UN special envoy urged the world to quickly recognize the new Afghan government.
According to the Associated Press, the Afghan Taliban wrote to the United Nations, announcing that the former peace negotiator and Taliban’s political office spokesperson Suhaier Shaheen was the new United Nations representative and asked Shaheen to speak at the United Nations General Assembly in New York.
“We have all the requirements for recognizing the government. So we want the United Nations. As a neutral world institution recognizes the current government of Afghanistan,” Shaheen said on the 22nd.
The Deputy Minister of Culture and Information of the Afghan Interim Government Mujahid also stated that if any country officially announces the recognition of the new Afghan government, the Taliban will appoint ambassadors to these countries.
On the other hand, Russia’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Nebenja stated that the UN Security Council has not discussed the lifting of sanctions against the Taliban.
Atta plans to formulate a new constitution
Taliban attack killed 5 people
According to a report from the Russian Satellite Network on the 23rd, Mujahid, Deputy Minister of Culture and Information of the Afghan Interim Government, also stated that the Taliban plans to set up a committee next year to formulate a new constitution.
He said: “A new constitution will begin in a few months. We hope that our government will have a constitution formulated by our country’s scholars, lawyers and experts.”
As the interim government led by the Taliban gradually resumed the functioning of society, another violent attack occurred in Afghanistan. The attackers attacked Taliban vehicles in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least two armed men and three civilians.
Witnesses said a gunman opened fire on a Taliban vehicle at a local gas station in Jalalabad, killing two soldiers and a gas station attendant. They added that another child was killed.