Skepticism in Turkey over the Afghan Taliban’s proposals to reopen Kabul airport. “We are examining everything,” said Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoλουlu.
“Turkey is still considering the proposals of the Taliban of Afghanistan and other countries regarding its participation in the reopening of Kabul airport,” Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoλουlu told a news conference in Ankara on Monday, Monday. 2021).
“There are requests for cooperation from the Taliban and some countries for the reopening (of Hamid Karzai International Airport). “We are examining everything,” said Mevlüt Çavuşoλουlu, adding, “but the most important thing is the security of the airport.”
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According to Tsavousovlou, so far the Taliban have insisted that they take over the security of the airport themselves. But security “must be guaranteed in order to ensure the confidence of the international community,” the Turkish minister commented.
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Ankara was thinking of entrusting this project to private companies and not to the “military or police forces of a state”. “There are specialized companies with which we and other countries work,” he explained.
Qatar announced earlier that it was cooperating with Afghanistan’s new leaders, with a view to reopening the airport “as soon as possible”.
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