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Taliban ‘grossly’ breached Doha deal by harboring al-Zawahiri: US


US Secretary of State Antony Blinken criticized the Taliban for harboring al-Zawahiri.

The Taliban “grossly” violated the Doha agreement by hosting and sheltering al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Monday.

The United States killed Chief Zawahiri in a strike in Afghanistan over the weekend, President Joe Biden said Monday, the biggest blow to the terror group since the death of its founder Osama bin Laden in 2011.

“In the face of the Taliban’s unwillingness or inability to deliver on their commitments, we will continue to support the Afghan people with strong humanitarian assistance and advocate for the protection of their human rights, especially women and girls,” he said. Blinken said in a statement. statement.

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