State Dept calls on Taliban to assemble ‘inclusive’ government

State Dept calls on Taliban to assemble ‘inclusive’ government
Ned Price (Image: MSNBC video screen grab)

[Ed. – Well, sure.  Don’t laugh; they’ve got a “document.”]

Saying that the State Department is “still taking stock of what has transpired over the past 72 hours” and the “diplomatic and political implications of that,” Price outlined the steps his department was taking to supposedly protect the people of Afghanistan.

“We are coordinating closely with Afghanistan’s neighbors,” he explained, seeking “an aligned approach to the evolving situation” with U.S. partners on the U.N. Security Council. “The fruits of that,” Price said, was a statement from the Security Council that he called a “quite strong” and “quite clear” document. …

“This statement says that the sustainable end of the conflict can only be achieved through an inclusive, just, durable, and realistic political settlement that upholds human rights — including for women, children, and minorities.”

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