Amrullah Saleh blames Pak for economic crisis in Afghanistan, says Taliban are their puppet

Former Afghanistan Vice President Amrullah Saleh on Monday blasted Pakistan for exacerbating Afghanistan’s current crisis, including the depletion of foreign currency. As the war-torn country’s financial situation continues to crumble, Saleh emphasized Islamabad’s role, saying the talibés were nothing more than “a puppet show controlled by Rawalpindi”. Notably, hundreds of thousands of indigenous Afghans have been pushed to the brink. hunger and homelessness following the Taliban takeover on August 15 of this year.

Speaking to Twitter, the Afghan politician said mismanagement by the country’s mailman rulers had heightened the forex crisis and currency problems. “Incompetent Taliban leadership has reduced Shahzadeh Palace, the country’s largest currency and currency market, to a sub-branch of Peshawar Memorial Square,” he wrote. He backed up his position by saying that under Talib rule the venue for bulk trading was moved to Chawk Yadgar of Peshawar.

“Full proxy rule in motion”

“For the Taliban, foreign policy is defined by the Quraysh, security by Bajwa, anti-historical by Maulana Fazlur Rehman and Haqqani, and Afghan studies by Imran Khan,” he said.

“There are currently no major monetary transactions in Kabul, and Pakistan grants Afghan businessmen a five-year visa and permanent residence. The process of finalizing the power of attorney and the protected governance is underway, ”he added.

It comes amid a financial crisis in the country that ensued following a sudden overhaul of power by the Taliban. Repeated United States sanctions and embargoes have caused banks to collapse and currencies to collapse. Meanwhile, droughts worsened the situation, causing massive migration of the natives. More than 22 million people in the Asian country face severe food shortages as winter sets in in the country, according to a UN report. Notably, since the takeover of Kabul, the United States has frozen more than $ 9 billion in hard currency assets from Afghanistan, while the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank have suspended their access. to their humanitarian aid. Several reports of limited material aid to the outskirts of the country by the Talib have also surfaced.

(With access point inputs)

Image: AP / Amrullah Saleh / Facebook

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