Meanwhile, Afghan First Vice-President Amrullah Saleh said he was proud of the country’s armed forces, “It was decided with conviction and resolve that we stand firm against Taliban terrorists and do everything to strengthen the national resistance by all means and ways. period,” he said in a tweet about a national security meeting chaired by President Ashraf Ghani.
UN chief urges Taliban to halt offensive, begin negotiations
The United Nations chief urged the Taliban on Friday to immediately halt its offensive across Afghanistan and negotiate “in good faith” to avert a prolonged civil war. In his first and strongest appeal to the Islamic militant group, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said he was “deeply disturbed by early indications that the Taliban are imposing severe restrictions in the areas under their control, particularly targeting women and journalists.
source: The Indian Express