Gulf Today Report
The Russian Information Agency quoted the Russian embassy in Kabul as saying that Afghan President Ashraf Ghani fled the country with four cars and a helicopter loaded with money and had to leave some money because there was no room for it.
Ghani, whose whereabouts are not known, said he left Afghanistan on Sunday when the Taliban invaded Kabul without resistance.
Ghani told media he wanted to avoid bloodshed. Russia said it would maintain a diplomatic presence in Kabul and hope to establish contacts with the Taliban
Russia will not rush to establish relation with Taliban and will closely monitor its behavior.
The agency quoted Nikita Ishchenko, a spokesperson for the Russian Embassy in Kabul, as saying, "With the collapse of the old regime, it is very evident in the way that Ghani escaped from Afghanistan with four cars loaded with money. Some money was thrown on the tarmac.
Zamir Kabulov, special representative of the Russian President Putin in Afghanistan, previously said that it is not yet clear how much money the government has left behind.
"I hope the fleeing government has not taken all the money from the state budget," Kabulov told Ekho Moskvy radio station in Moscow.
If something is left out, it will be the cornerstone of the budget.
The explosions, in the capital Kabul and central province of Parwan, killed at least 45 people and injured dozens, according to police and health officials.
Militants have struck again in Afghanistan killing or wounding several innocent people and such cowardly, cruel acts should end. The country has witnessed too much bloodshed and the worst affected
President Ghani met US special envoy to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad in Kabul during the past week to discuss ways to inject momentum in the stalled peace negotiations with Taliban representatives being held in Qatar. After his talks in Kabul, Khalilzad went to Qatar.
It is exactly a decade since President Barack Obama set the deadline to start withdrawing troops from Afghanistan. Even then, Obama recalled how the 2001 Bonn conference had only “provisionally” installed Hamid Karzai in Kabul. We all know how long
The UAE government affirmed that the UAE citizens have priority in being appointed to any of the vacant jobs in the federal authorities, adding that non-nationals can be appointed in case the citizen does not meet the conditions and requirements of the job.
The Iranian Jamaran news website identified the boy as 9-year-old Morteza Delf Zaregani. They spoke to the father who accused the police of not issuing any warning before shooting.
The UAE Government stated that a resident can obtain a residence visa for his wife and children, after submitting the marriage contract which must be certified in Arabic or translated into Arabic by a sworn and certified translator.