Afghanistan under Taliban rule: Pakistan accused of supporting the group for 20 years • FRANCE 24

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US Secretary of State Antony Blinken called Monday on #Pakistan to deny legitimacy to the #Taliban unless they meet international demands, acknowledging concerns that Islamabad has supported militants from #Afghanistan. Pakistani intelligence had close ties with the Taliban dating from the Islamist guerrillas’ rise in the 1990s and Pakistan was one of only three countries to recognize its 1996-2001 government, which was notorious for its repression of women’s rights as part of an ultra-austere interpretation of Islam. FRANCE 24’s International Affairs Editor Philip Turle tells us more.

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