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US News: Afghanistan: New discussions planned between the American emissary and the Taliban

Afghanistan: The security forces of the former government plunged into the terror

 Afghanistan: The security forces of the former government plunged into the terror © STR / AFP The Afghan security forces in patrol in Kabul before the arrival of the Taliban in power (image of illustration). What has become the security forces of the former Afghan government? These 300,000 men (and a few hundred women) were trained, equipped with the help of the international community and largely to US funds. Some people have been able to flee abroad, but much has stayed in Afghanistan. Many of them live in terror to be unmasked, spotted, denounced or killed.

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AFGHANISTAN: NOUVELLES DISCUSSIONS PRÉVUES ENTRE L'ÉMISSAIRE AMERICAIN ET LES TALIBAN © Reuters / Yannis Behrakis Afghanistan: new discussions planned between the American emissary and Taliban

Washington (Reuters) - The US Special Upper for Afghanistan, Tom West, will go next week in Doha, Qatar, for meetings with Taliban leaders, announced Tuesday the spokesman From the US State Department, stating that this trip would last two weeks.

"They will discuss (...) of our national vital interests related to Afghanistan. This includes the fight against terrorism, the right of safe way for American nationals and for Afghans to specific engagement, And this includes humanitarian aid and the country's economic situation, "said Ned Price.

Afghanistan: The Taliban orders the TVs to censor the series with women

 Afghanistan: The Taliban orders the TVs to censor the series with women © Valery Hache The Taliban no longer want the TVs broadcast with series with women in Afghanistan. TANVEER / AFP The respectability varnish will not have been long. The Taliban Ministry of Virtual Promotion and Prevention of Vice called on Afghan televisions to no longer broadcast women showing women, as part of new "religious guidelines" broadcast on Sunday. "Télévisions should avoid showing sheets and rosewater series in which women have played," says a departmental document for the media.


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Tom West had already reversed in October to Doha to talk to High Representatives Taliban, which was then the first exchanges between Washington and the Islamist movement since it returned last August to power in Kabul in favor of a parallel offensive of the US military withdrawal.

(Reporting Humeyra Pamuk and Simon Lewis; French version Jean Terzian)

RPT-Lead 1-Afghanistan-France and Qatar evacuates more than 300 people .
Afghanistan - Conflict / France - Evacuation (RPT, Lead 1): RPT-Lead 1-Afghanistan-France and Qatar evacuates more than 300 People (Title Repeat) Paris, 3 December (Reuters) - An exceptional evacuation operation organized by France with the help of Qatar, allowed 258 Afghans, 11 French and about sixty Dutch to leave Afghanistan , announced Friday the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs in a statement.

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