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Biden to press ahead with talks on releasing Afghanistan’s foreign-held assets

MONITORING (SW) – U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration will press ahead with talks on releasing billions of dollars in Afghanistan’s foreign-held assets despite late al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri’s presence in Kabul and foot-dragging by the Taliban and Afghan central bank, according to three sources with knowledge of the situation.

Doha Agreement blamed for the fall of Kabul last year

MONITORING (SW) – On the eve of the one-year anniversary of the fall of Kabul to the IslamicEmirate, Gen. David Petraeus, the former commander of American forces in Afghanistan, has criticized the withdrawal of the foreign forces from Afghanistan.