. Guarded reception for Taliban’s new Afghan government in Asia, Europe « JO LEE MAGAZINE

Reuters – Germany, China and Japan offered a lukewarm reception on Wednesday to the Taliban’s provisional government in Afghanistan, following the Islamist militants’ lightning seizure of Kabul last month.

Taliban leaders filled all the top posts in Tuesday’s government list – which had no outsiders and no women – while an associate of the group’s founder was named prime minister and the interior minister figured on a U.S. terrorism wanted list.

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