As of Sunday, the Taliban movement have claimed that they have established control over Afganishtan’s capital city of Kabul amid a mass evacuation of Western countries’ diplomatic personnel that began amid the Taliban’s surge in the country.
Former US President Donald Trump said in a statement on Sunday that it was time for the incumbent US president, Joe Biden, to resign, “for what he has allowed to happen in Afghanistan, along with the tremendous surge in COVID, the Border catastrophe, the destruction of energy Independence, and our crippled economy.”
The statement follows an announcement made by the Taliban following their entrance to Afghanistan’s capital city of Kabul that the movement was in control of all of Kabul’s districts.
Hours prior to the calls on Biden to resign, Trump issued another statement, dubbing the incumbent POTUS’ Afghanistan policy and its outcomes as “one of the greatest defeats in American history!”.
The Taliban’s spokesperson Mohammad Naeem told Al-Jazeera that the war in Afghanistan is “over”, noting that the type of rule and the form of the regime in the country will be clear soon. He also called on the foreign diplomatic missions to be “in complete confidence” that there is no danger for them in Afghanistan, as the “forces of the Islamic Emirate are tasked with maintaining security in Kabul and other cities in the country”.
However, the Western countries, including the United States,…