The Taliban group urged Washington to release about $10 billion of Afghanistan’s frozen funds in American banks, according to acting Minister of Refugees Khalil Ur-Rahman Haqqani.
Haqqani reportedly made the remark in his address to university lecturers and industry workers living abroad.
The Taliban has also urged Washington to release billions of Dollars in international aid allocated for Afghanistan’s post-conflict recovery.
It also called on the international community, with the United Nations at the helm, to remove the names of Taliban leaders from blacklists, according to the report.
Washington froze the assets of the Afghan government, as well as its gold reserves, in US banks last month.
Source: Shamshad news