Turkish envoy, Taliban officials discuss Afghan situation

Suhail Shaheen, a Taliban spokesman, said on Twitter that Qari Din Mohammad Hanif, head of Taliban’s Political Office Department for Turkey and Russia, met with Turkish Ambassador Cihad Erginay in Kabul on Sunday.

“He was accompanied by Malavi Hamidullah, Taliban’s acting Minister of Aviation,” Shaheen said.


Turkey, Qatar work to get Kabul airport operational: Taliban

Technical teams from Turkey and Qatar are working on getting all possible flights from Afghanistan’s Kabul Hamid Karzai International Airport restarted, the Taliban said Monday.


“Both delegations discussed the current Afghan situation, issues related to the Kabul airport, bilateral relations and mutual cooperation,” he added.


Earlier on Monday, Zabiullah Mujahid, another Taliban spokesman, told a news conference in Kabul that Turkey and Qatar “were working hard” to fully reopen the Kabul international airport.