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Taliban Urge UN to give Afghanistan's seat to their Islamic Emirate

Doha, Sep 28 (UNI/SPUTNIK) The Taliban called on the United Nations on Tuesday to give Afghanistan's seat as a member state to their new Islamic Emirate.
Earlier in the day, Suhail Shaheen, appointed by the Taliban as the envoy to the UN, expressed hope in an interview with Sputnik that he would represent Afghanistan in the international organization soon.
"IEA [Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan] is the only and real representative of the Afghans, ground realities have proven it. According to international law, it is our right to have representation in UN, I call on UN not to deprive about 40 millions Afghans of their representation in the United Nations," Shaheen said in a statement obtained by Sputnik.
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US Q3 GDP grew by 2pc: Commerce Dept

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