French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian – Photo: REUTERS
According to Reuters news agency, Le Drian made the statement on the evening of September 11, before leaving for Qatar to discuss the future evacuation of people from Afghanistan.
“They say they will allow some foreigners and Afghans to leave freely, as well as (discuss) an inclusive and representative government, but they are lying,” Le Drian said. show on TV channel France 5 TV.
“France refuses to recognize or have any kind of relationship with this government. We want action from the Taliban and they need to have some room for economic and international relations. It’s up to you. belongs to them,” added the French foreign minister.
According to Reuters, France has evacuated about 3,000 people from Afghanistan and held dialogue with the Taliban to make these evacuations possible.
Le Drian said there are still a number of French nationals and several hundred Afghans with ties to France in Afghanistan.
On September 10, Sputnik news agency quoted Ambassador Ghulam Isaczai of Afghanistan as saying on September 10 at a meeting of the United Nations Security Council that there were witnesses accusing the Taliban of atrocities and human rights violations. .
The United Nations special envoy for Afghanistan, Deborah Lyons, also said that the agency’s staff in Afghanistan are more harassed and intimidated under Taliban control.