Why I Abandoned Afghanistan For The Deadly Taliban—President Ghani After Fleeing Country

Afghanistan’s embattled president, Ashraf Ghani, who fled the nation on Sunday, has addressed the individuals of the Asian nation, stating the the explanation why he left. 

Ghani had joined his fellow residents and foreigners in a stampede fleeing the advancing Taliban and signalling the top of a 20-year Western experiment geared toward remaking Afghanistan.

 

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His exit was confirmed by Abdullah Abdullah, the top of the Afghan National Reconciliation Council, in an internet video on Sunday.

He stated, “The former president of Afghanistan left Afghanistan, leaving the country in this difficult situation. God should hold him accountable.”

Associated Press information company stories that Ghani flew in another country. However, a report by Al Jazeera indicated that the President might need left for Tajikistan.

But in his assertion addressed to the individuals of Afghanistan, Ghani stated, “In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. 

“Dear countrymen! Today, I got here throughout a tough selection; I ought to stand to face the armed Taliban who needed to enter the palace or go away the pricey nation that I devoted my life to defending and defending the previous twenty years. If there have been nonetheless numerous countrymen martyred and they might face the destruction and destruction of Kabul metropolis, the end result would have been a giant human catastrophe on this six million metropolis. The Taliban have made it to take away me, they’re right here to assault all Kabul and the individuals of Kabul. In order to keep away from the bleeding flood, I believed it was greatest to get out.

“Taliban have won the judgement of sword and guns and now they are responsible for protecting the countrymen’s honor, wealth and self-esteem. Didn’t they win the legitimacy of hearts. Never in history has dry power given legitimacy to anyone and won’t give it to them. They are now facing a new historical test; either they will protect the name and honor of Afghanistan or they will prioritize other places and networks. 

“Many individuals and lots of Aqshar are in worry and are unreliable sooner or later. It is critical for Taliban to guarantee all of the individuals, nations, completely different sectors, sisters and ladies of Afghanistan to win the legitimacy and the hearts of the individuals. Make a transparent plan to do and share it with the general public. I’ll all the time proceed to serve my nation with an mental second and a plan to develop. Lots extra speak for the long run. 

“Long live Afghanistan.”

The Taliban, who’ve rampaged throughout Afghanistan in latest days and earlier on Sunday entered the capital, Kabul, are on the verge of declaring that they’ve taken management of the nation. 

It was learnt that the nation would now be the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, in response to Press Association stories citing a Taliban official.

The declaration is predicted to be comprised of the presidential palace in Kabul following the departure of Afghanistan’s president, Ashraf Ghani, earlier, who apparently fled, initially to Tajikistan. His present location is unconfirmed.

Senior Taliban commanders introduced throughout the final two hours that they’d taken management of the palace, in response to information wire stories. More particulars and additional affirmation are awaited, the Guardian UK stories.

Civilians fearing that the Taliban might impose a brutal rule had been speeding to depart the nation, lining up at money machines to withdraw their life financial savings. 

The desperately poor – who had left properties within the countryside for the hoped-for security within the capital – remained of their hundreds in parks and open areas all through the town.

In a shocking route, the Taliban has captured 26 of Afghanistan’s 34 provincial capitals since August 6, regardless of the billions of {dollars} spent by the US and NATO over almost 20 years to construct up Afghan safety forces.

 

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