World The European Union restores a physical presence in Afghanistan-spokesman
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Afghanistan-conflict / diplomacy: the European Union restores a physical presence in Afghanistan-spokesman
Kabul / Berlin, January 21 (Reuters) - The European Union announced Friday restore a physical presence in Afghanistan for humanitarian purposes, while reaffirming not officially recognize the government led by the Taliban.
This is the first announcement of this type made by Western power since EU member countries and many governments have evacuated their diplomatic staff after the Taliban entry into the Afghan capital last August.
"The EU has begun to restore a minimum presence of the international staff of the EU delegation to facilitate the delivery of humanitarian aid and monitor the humanitarian situation," said Peter Stano, spokesman. European for foreign affairs.
A spokesperson for the Taliban Foreign Affairs Department had previously declared on Twitter that his leaders had reached an agreement with the EU, who had "officially opened his embassy with a permanent presence in Kabul and practically started his operations."
Answer of the EU spokesman: "Our minimal presence in Kabul should in no way be considered recognition. This has also been clearly communicated to de facto authorities." (Report writing of Kabul with Sabine Siebold in Berlin; French version Anait Miridzhanian, edited by Sophie Louet)
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