In a statement released on Saturday, Amrullah Saleh, the former first Vice President of the Afghan government and self-proclaimed acting President, stated that the Taliban’s authority in Afghanistan will not continue long.
In an interview with Euronews, in which he spoke from the Panjshir Valley, he stated that “the Taliban’s law is Islamic Emirate, which is unacceptable to the people of Afghanistan, and the election of a leader by a group is also objectionable.” It is impossible for Taliban control in Afghanistan to persist for an extended period of time.” According to Saleh, the Taliban have “neither external nor internal legitimacy,” and they would soon confront a “serious military crisis,” with resistance building against them in locations other than Panjshir, as well as other parts of Afghanistan.
As reported by Euronews, he went on to say that the European Union “must accept its moral responsibilities and provide support for the Afghan National Resistance, both politically and morally.”
Since the beginning of the war, forces in Panjshir have been deterring Taliban terrorists from taking control of the territory by firing a heavy machine gun into a deep valley from the summit of the nearby rocky mountain.
These men are members of the National Resistance Front (NRF), which is the last and most powerful group left in Afghanistan following the Taliban’s siege of Kabul.
Ahmad Massoud (the son of renowned Afghan leader Ahmad Shah Massoud) and Saleh are attempting to mount a counter-offensive against the Taliban in Afghanistan.
After being questioned by Euronews about why he didn’t depart Afghanistan after the Taliban took control, he responded by saying, “I am a soldier of Ahmad Shah Massoud, and in his dictionary, there was no such thing as running, exile, or leaving the homeland in difficult times.” If I had managed to flee, I might still have been physically alive, but as soon as I reached any part of the world, I would have perished.
While fighting against the Taliban in the 1990s,
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