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Taliban Claims It Brought Security to Afghanistan After U.S. Withdrawal Despite Economic Collapse

Afghanistan’s economy is on the verge of total collapse
Taliban claims it brought security to Afghanistan after US withdrawal despite economic collapse
An Afghan man collects scraps of aluminum and plastic, in Herat, Afghanistan, Monday, Nov. 22, 2021. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

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Taliban spokesperson recently praised the Islamist group for bringing security to Afghanistan, saying it did what the United States and other countries could not do in 20 years. 

Afghan Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi’s told Al-Jazeera Network on Dec. 23 that the Taliban is sticking to the Doha Agreement and claimed that Afghanistan has not been used to plot attacks on the U.S. 

Muttaqi blamed the previous Afghani government for allowing ISIS to establish a foothold, but said the Taliban was able to address the security threat in a "short time." 

He said in the four months since the U.S.’ chaotic withdrawal, the Taliban has "managed to bring about the kind of security that the U.S. and the armies of 50 countries had failed to bring about in 20 years." 

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