Baradar to lead new Afghan government: Reuters

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Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar will lead the new Afghan government, Reuters reported on Friday citing #Taliban sources.

Mullah Mohammad Yaqoob, the son of late Taliban founder Mullah Omar, and Sher Mohammad Abbas Stanekzai will take senior positions in the government, the sources said.

The Taliban have been busy forming a new government since they took control of #Afghanistan’s capital Kabul on August 15. Friday’s report comes just three days after the withdrawal of U.S. troops from the country after 20 years’ military presence.

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