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Britain wants to impose sanctions on Taliban at G7 summit

Britain wants to impose sanctions on Taliban at G7 summit

LONDON, Aug 23 (TASR) – Britain plans to urge the leaders of the world’s seven richest economies to consider imposing new sanctions on the militant Taliban movement, which dominates the Asian majority, during a virtual G7 summit on Tuesday. The situation in Afghanistan. Reuters reported on Monday that it was citing an unnamed source of the British government and another Western diplomat.

According to the pair’s anonymous sources, Britain believes the G7 sanctions should be considered and that if the Taliban commit human rights abuses, Afghanistan could refuse international assistance and turn the country’s territory into a haven for extremists and a stronghold of international terrorism.

Biden told reporters that, according to Reuters, the Taliban had not taken any action against US forces controlling the Kabul airport and had largely kept their promise, allowing U.S. citizens and other civilians to cross the airport safely. Asked if he would support British pressure for sanctions if the Taliban broke their promise, Biden said yes.

In the picture, members of British and American forces help evacuate people from Kabul on August 20, 2021.
Photo: TASR / AP

“The international community must work together to ensure safe emissions, prevent a humanitarian crisis and help the people of Afghanistan maintain the progress made over the past 20 years.” Johnson wrote in his Sunday paper that the G7 Virtual Summit on Afghanistan would be held on Tuesday.

According to the AFP, one of the key topics of Tuesday’s meeting is expected to be a possible extension of the evacuation, according to the United States, which ends on August 31. Britain and other countries have indicated support for extending the deadline to expel more people from Afghanistan.

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On August 22, 2021 in Kabul, Afghan women and children wearing burqas walked the streets.
Photo: TASR / AP

However, in his own words, Biden hopes that the deportation of people from Afghanistan will end by the end of August. However, he agreed that its deadline could be extended if necessary, AFP writes.

The G7, which unites the United States, Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Canada and Japan, is currently the head of the United Kingdom.