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Taliban warn US of ‘negative consequences’; ask not to operate drones over Afghan airspace

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Afghans watch a traditional wrestling match at the Chaman-e-Hozari Park in Kabul

The Taliban on Tuesday said that US drones are operating in Afghan airspace and asked it to follow obligations to prevent negative consequences, Sputnik reported. Calling the US move a breach of national security, the Taliban’s spokesperson Zabihullah Mujahid asked all countries and Washington to act in accordance with mutual obligations.

He also emphasised that acting on obligations would prevent negative consequences.

“We call on all countries, especially the United States, to act in accordance with mutual obligations … to prevent any negative consequences,” he said in a tweet, according to Sputnik.

The Taliban took control of Afghanistan last month and announced its interim government earlier in September.

The US troops left Afghanistan on August 31 under the previously agreed Doha deal with the Taliban last year. 

(With ANI inputs)

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