Qatar won't take 'responsibility' for Kabul airport without Taliban agreement

Passengers at the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul prior to the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan. Qatar says it will not take responsibility for the airport without 'clear' agreements from all parties concerned. – AFP pic, July 29, 2021.

QATAR warned today it would not take responsibility for Kabul airport without “clear” agreements with all involved, including the Taliban, about its operations.

Doha has become a key broker in Afghanistan following last month’s withdrawal of US forces, helping evacuate thousands of foreigners and Afghans, engaging the new Taliban rulers and supporting operations at Kabul airport.

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