Ariana: Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Sunday he advised Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA) officials on what steps need to be taken for the Afghan government to gain international recognition. He stated that Turkey is not in a rush to recognize the new government in Afghanistan. Click here to read more (external link).
Tolo News: The Ministry of Transport and Civil Aviation said that the Islamic Emirate has reached an agreement with Qatari and Turkish joint ventures on the details of aviation security, ground services and airspace of the five airports of the country. “The details have been discussed, a series of general decisions have been taken, but
8am: The delegations of Turkey and Qatar arrived in Kabul today to negotiate with the Taliban over the management of the country’s airports. The delegations are discussing the management of the airport while the flights have not returned to normal since the Taliban came to power. Click here to read more (external link).
8am: The foreign minister of Turkey Mevlut Cavusoglu says that it is possible that the country will jointly manage five airports in Afghanistan in cooperation with Qatar after the Doha and Kabul talks. Click here to read more (external link). Related Turkey, Qatar Plan Kabul Trip to Discuss Airport Mission: Reuters Afghans Who Helped Turkish
Tolo News: Officials at Afghanistan’s Civil Aviation Authority (ACAA) said that although the airport is operational to allow for international flights in the country, due to the political challenges the flights have not become normal. “We do not have a specific timetable and schedule for flights as we used to have in Kabul airport. Only
AFP: Turkey expects the government in Afghanistan to be “inclusive” before any agreement can be made about operating Kabul’s strategic airport, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was quoted as saying on Sunday. Turkey had been planning to help secure and run the airport before the hardline Islamist Taliban swift capture of the Afghan capital last
Ayaz Gul VOA News September 26, 2021 ISLAMABAD — Afghanistan’s Taliban government Sunday asked foreign airlines to resume commercial flights to and from Kabul, saying problems at the capital city’s airport had been resolved and the facility “is fully operational.” The Islamist group regained control of the war-torn country in mid-August following the collapse of the
Reuters: Qatar’s ambassador to Afghanistan said a technical team was able to reopen Kabul airport to receive aid and that it would be prepared for civilian flights soon, Al Jazeera reported Saturday. The runway at Kabul airport has been repaired… Click here to read more (external link).
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty August 31, 2021 The Taliban, now in full control of Kabul’s airport with the final departure of foreign forces, has clashed with resistance fighters in the northeast as the rest of the world watches to see if the militants live up to their promises of a more tolerant and open brand
By RFE/RL’s Radio Azadi August 30, 2021 Islamic State has claimed responsibility for firing six rockets at Kabul’s airport on August 30. The group’s Nasher News said on its Telegram channel that six Katyusha rockets were fired in the attack. U.S. officials have been quoted as saying that anti-missile defenses intercepted as many as five rockets fired at