The Government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) confirmed on Wednesday that the deposed Afghan president Ashraf Ghani “For humanitarian reasons” in its territory, After leaving Afghanistan last Sunday.
“The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation reported that for humanitarian reasons, the United Arab Emirates has hosted President Ashraf Ghani and his family in the country,” the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs reported in a brief statement.
The UAE government did not provide more details on how the deposed president arrived or his future in the country..
After fleeing Afghanistan last Sunday and accelerating the Taliban’s seizure of the capital without encountering resistance, there is speculation about Ghani’s presence in Tajikistan, a country bordering Afghanistan, Uzbekistan and even Oman.
Without public resignation, after leaving the country secretly, Ghani said in a statement that he stepped down “to avoid bloodshed.”Because according to him, the Taliban are ready to attack Kabul to overthrow it.
So far, the politician has not issued any statements. The UAE is a country that helped Westerners and Afghans to evacuate from Kabul, Of which Spanish.
On Monday, the UAE stated that it is “working to facilitate the safe evacuation” of diplomats from France, the United Kingdom, the European Union, Canada, and the United Nations World Food Program offices through UAE airports. The United States, Germany, Egypt, etc.
The UAE government confirmed that after this, it is also evacuating all diplomats from Afghanistan. Taliban occupy Kabul.
The UAE was one of the few countries that maintained relations with the Taliban during the predecessor’s administration, and was expelled by the United States in 2001. That year Arab countries severed ties with the Taliban because of their refusal to hand over their leaders at the time. Al Qaeda member Osama · Bin Laden traveled to the United States to participate in the September 11 attacks.