KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia will support peace efforts in Afghanistan but has yet to recognise the interim government led by the Taliban, Parliament was told on Tuesday (Sept 21).
Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Saifuddin Abdullah said Wisma Putra will continue to monitor the latest developments in Afghanistan after the Taliban took over Kabul on Aug 15, 2021.
"Touching on the specific question related to the issue of recognition, I would like to state that until today no country has recognised the interim Taliban government in Afghanistan, including its neighbours.
"As such, Malaysia is also observing the developments in Afghanistan,” he told Datuk Mohd Hatta Md Ramli (PH-Lumut) during Ministers' Question Time.
Hatta had asked Wisma Putra whetherRead More »
Thursday, 28 September 2017 : U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis visited Kabul on Wednesday to pledge support for the government of President Ashraf Ghani, with the precarious security in the Afghan capital underlined by a rocket attack on the airport hours after he touched down. Arriving from India, where he sought …Read More »
Tuesday, 26 September 2017 : A car bomber attacked a Danish convoy belonging to the NATO-led military mission in the Afghan capital, Kabul, on Sunday, wounding a number of civilians but leaving international forces unharmed, security officials said. A Danish military spokesman said some civilians may have been killed but …Read More »
Thursday, 8 June 2017 It is estimated that by the year 2050, 25% of the world’s population will be water insecure, with countries like Bangladesh, China and India set to experience a “chronic or recurrent” lack of access to clean water. On Tuesday United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres pointed out …Read More »
Friday, 12 May 2017 WASHINGTON – The security situation in Afghanistan will further deteriorate even if there is a modest increase in U.S. military support for the war-torn country, the top U.S. intelligence official said on Thursday, as President Donald Trump’s administration weighs sending more forces to Afghanistan. Afghan army …Read More »
Friday, 12 May 2017 KUALA LUMPUR: Bilateral trade between Malaysia and Afghanistan is expected to increase 10 per cent this year from the US$85.1 million recorded in 2016 and driven by enhanced cooperation between the 2 countries. Deputy Minister of International Trade and Industry Datuk Ahmad Maslan encouraged local businesses …Read More »
Saturday, 15 April 2017 ACHIN/KABUL: The top U.S. military commander in Afghanistan said on Friday that the decision to deploy one of the largest conventional bombs ever used in combat was purely tactical, and made as part of the campaign against Islamic State-linked fighters. As many as 36 suspected Islamic …Read More »
Saturday, 18 March 2017 Kabul: Having withstood time, the elements, looters and war, a spectacular Buddha restored and removed from one of Afghanistan’s most dangerous regions is to make its public debut in the country’s national museum. The statue, which depicts the sage in a purple shroud offering his …Read More »
The little boy from rural Afghanistan who became an internet sensation after he was photographed in a Lionel Messi soccer jersey made from a plastic bag has finally met his hero. After the initial meeting, Murtaza followed Messi onto the field, where the forward for FC Barcelona was getting set …Read More »