Taliban guarantee to security of Shiite mosques

A day after ISIS-K killed and wounded over a hundred Shi’ite worshipers in Kandahar province, a Taliban official has said that they themselves will mantain securities of these mosques.

Merkel hopes Germany continues to work with Turkey

In a farewell visit to Turkey, outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel said her country will continue to maintain a working relationship with Turkey, and stressed the need for continued cooperation on migration and other issues.

Erdogan:

Turkey could run Kabul airport

Having previously run Kabul airport, Turkey can take similar steps in the future with Qatar and Afghanistan if the three countries reach a deal, the Turkish president said on Friday.

To discuss Afghanistan situation

Senior Taliban delegation in Turkey

The two sides will discuss how to improve bilateral relations, trade, humanitarian aid, migration and air transport issues, Afghan Taliban’s acting foreign ministry spokesperson said.

To take part in talks on Afghanistan

Taliban to visit Russia next week

The Taliban delegation will arrive in Moscow next week to participate in the Moscow format consultations on Afghanistan, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Thursday on the sidelines of the Third Eurasian Women’s Forum.