Kabul. Former officials of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, who left the war-torn nation after being taken over by the Taliban, have announced the continuation of the Afghan government headed by former Vice President Amrullah Saleh. According to Khama News report, a statement issued by the Afghan Embassy in Switzerland said that the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan has the only legitimate government, which is elected by the votes of the people and no other government can replace a legitimate government. Is.
“Following the escape of Ashraf Ghani and his withdrawal from Afghan politics, his first Vice President (Amrullah Saleh) will lead the country,” the statement said. The statement said that Afghanistan is occupied by external powers. After consultation with the country’s elders he decided to declare a government in exile.
According to the statement, the three powers of the government, executive, judicial and legislative, will become active soon. Simultaneously, he also announced his support to the anti-Taliban front led by Ahmed Masood and said that all embassies and consulates in Afghanistan would function normally.
This statement has been written and issued by leaders of the previous government, political leaders and other politicians, but the names of none of them have been disclosed. The Taliban said on Tuesday that they would temporarily adopt a constitution from the era of Muhammad Zahir Shah, which was ratified 57 years ago. The Taliban captured Kabul on 15 August amid the withdrawal of American and NATO troops from the country.