The Taliban has named spokesman Sohail Shaheen as its ambassador to the United Nations.
The Taliban have named spokesman Sohail Shaheen as their ambassador to the United Nations, demanding that he address world leaders at the United Nations this week.
According to sources, Afghan Foreign Minister Maulvi Amir Khan Mottaki wrote a letter to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres demanding that he address the UN General Assembly and nominate spokesman Sohail Shaheen as Afghanistan’s ambassador.
According to Arab media, Afghan Foreign Minister Maulvi Amir Khan Mottaki had requested to address UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in a letter on Monday.
According to Arab media, the spokesman of UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has confirmed the letter of the Taliban Foreign Minister.
According to the spokesman, Afghanistan’s request for a UN seat has been sent to a nine-member committee comprising the United States, China, and Russia.
The spokesman said that the foreign minister of the Afghan interim government was ambiguous in his address to the meeting.
The acceptance of the Taliban ambassador by the United Nations will be an important step in the group’s international recognition, which could help raise funds for the country’s economic woes.
It should be noted that the annual session of the UN General Assembly will end on Monday, September 27.