“The Taliban reaffirmed their commitment to prevent the territory of Afghanistan from being used by anyone to threaten any country,” the statement said.

In turn, the American delegation stressed the importance of the Taliban's fulfillment of their public commitment not to allow anyone to pose a threat to any country from Afghanistan, safe passage for US citizens and Afghans, to whom we have special obligations, to protect the rights of all citizens of Afghanistan, including its women, girls and minorities.

Earlier, the head of the Pentagon Lloyd Austin said about the uncertain relationship between the United States and members of the Taliban * in Afghanistan.

In his opinion, at the moment it is difficult to imagine what will be the interaction of Washington with the Afghan government in the future.

* The organization is under UN sanctions for terrorist activities.

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