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Afghan crisis- how the world sees the situation: What you need to know

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Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that the international community must remain engaged with Afghanistan and said Islamabad will continue to play a facilitative role to bring political solutions to the neighboring country.

After meeting with a delegation of Afghanistan leaders led by a former vice-president, he said that 'Pakistan is very clear on our position. we believe that a negotiated political settlement is the only way forward".

On the other side, the control of the Taliban in retaking the country has led Afghan Americans, former generals and leading statesmen to blame President Joe Biden for a hasty US withdrawal. But he appears to have the public on his side - for now.

The UN Security Council, under the Presidency of India, will meet again today around 7:30 pm to discuss the grim situation in Afghanistan after the Taliban’s takeover.

The militant group Hamas has congratulated the Taliban on their quick takeover of Afghanistan and the end of 20 years of presence of America in the country.

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan seemed to endorse the Taliban on taking over the country by saying that Afghanistan has broken the 'shackles of slavery in the neighboring war-torn country.

The head of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's party said Monday that the withdrawal of Western troops from Afghanistan is the "biggest NATO debacle" since the founding of the alliance.

Where 60 countries of the world have denied supporting the Taliban

China is ready to deepen "friendly and cooperative" relations with Afghanistan, a government spokeswoman said Monday, after the Taliban seized control of the country.

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