The Taliban is urging the US Congress to release Afghanistan’s assets

Taliban Foreign Ministry calls on US Congress to release Afghanistan’s assets, which were blocked after seizing power

“U.S. sanctions have not only destroyed trade and commerce, but also with humanitarian aid,” he said in an open letter to U.S. lawmakers.

According to the WFP report, 600,000 displaced people and drought in the country are increasing poverty.

The country is also struggling with the attacks, which are mainly aimed at civilians in the wake of the Taliban’s takeover.

An explosion hit a minivan in a Shiite neighborhood in western Kabul on Wednesday, killing at least one person and injuring three others, a Taliban official said.

Zabihullah Mujahid, deputy minister of culture and information in the Taliban-led government, told the Associated Press that an investigation is continuing. He did not elaborate.

No one immediately claimed responsibility for the blast.

The Islamic State group on Saturday claimed responsibility for an explosion that killed one person and injured five others. A roadside bomb hit a taxi in Kabul on Monday, injuring two people.


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