US President Joe Biden said on Tuesday that China, Pakistan, Russia and Iran are now trying to figure out what they do with the Taliban.
Hours after the Taliban announced the details of his interim government, Biden told reporters that China had a “real problem” with the Taliban.
“China has a real problem with the Taliban. They try to find some solution with the Taliban, I’m sure. As Pakistan does, as does Russia, as does Iran,” Biden told reporters at the White House.
“They’re all trying to figure out what they do now. So let’s wait and see what happens. It’ll be interesting to see what happens,” he told the new interim government in Kabul by the Taliban. Said in response to a question on the announcement of formation.
Meanwhile, former US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley started an online petition urging the US government not to recognize Afghanistan’s Taliban government.
“I can’t believe it’s even necessary to say this, but under this administration, it is: America should not recognize the Taliban as the legitimate government of Afghanistan,” Haley said.
In another tweet, he said Afghanistan’s new Interior Minister under Taliban control is a terrorist on the FBI’s Most Wanted list.
The Taliban on Tuesday unveiled a tough interim government led by Mullah Mohammad Hassan Akhund, with key roles being shared by high-profile members of the insurgent group, including Sirajuddin Haqqani – a global terrorist of the particularly dreaded Haqqani network. – Was shared as the Minister of the Interior. .