Kabul: Afghanistan’s Defense Minister Bismillah Mohammadi expressed his feelings towards the fall of the city of Kabul through a tweet in which he accused the Afghan government of tying hands and selling the motherland.
Afghanistan’s defense minister did not approve of how President Ashraf Ghani left the country in his hour of need and took to Twitter to express his dismay over the situation.
“They tied our hands behind our backs and sold the motherland, damn the rich man and his gang,” he said.
As the Taliban captured the capital Kabul early on Sunday, President Ashraf Ghani fled Afghanistan for Tajikistan, Reuters reports. Giving information about Ghani, a senior Afghan Interior Ministry official told the news agency that the Afghan President left for Tajikistan and said he “cannot say anything about Ashraf Ghani’s movement for security reasons”. .
Earlier on Sunday, Taliban fighters had entered the Rashtrapati Bhavan in Kabul and were commanding the site, two senior Taliban commanders said. However, the Afghan government did not confirm this, Reuters reported.
In the latest update, Taliban announced The war in Afghanistan was over Rebels seized the Rashtrapati Bhavan in Kabul as US-led forces moved in and Western countries scrambled Monday to evacuate their civilians.