Video Duration 24 minutes 45 seconds
From: Talk to Al Jazeera

Abdul Qahar Balkhi: Is the Taliban 2.0 any different?

The spokesman for the Taliban’s ministry of foreign affairs discusses the group’s rise to power in Afghanistan.

The Taliban’s takeover of Afghanistan in August sent shockwaves around the world.

The group is, once again, in power, determined to implement its vision for the country and cement ties with the rest of the world.

This week, the spokesman for the Taliban’s ministry of foreign affairs discusses the group’s plans for how it will reach out to women, minorities and its opponents.

Is the Taliban open to reform and will the group abandon its strict interpretation of Islamic law? Abdul Qahar Balkhi talks to Al Jazeera.


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Published On 15 Sep 2021
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