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Daily Evacuation Brief | January 12, 2022
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LAST 24 HOURS: The Taliban demanded the return of former Afghan military aircraft, currently located in Uzbekistan and Tajikistan.
NEXT 24 HOURS: The CSTO is expected to make a joint statement about future dealings with the Taliban.
· Source states that further arrests of former election officials should be expected in the wake of the disappearance of former IECC deputy, Mawlawi Din-Mohammad Azimi.
· The fiery rhetoric used by the Taliban with her neighbors over the military aircraft that were flown from the country suggest they are adopting a harsher foreign policy tone.
· Recent proclamations by the Tajik president concerning plans to build a fence along the border with Afghanistan could heighten tensions further and impact trade and travel.
Afghani to the Dollar: .0095 – 1 (as of 12 JAN 2022)
Detained university lecturer released by Taliban | The Khaama Press
The daughter of the university lecturer and political analyst Faizaullah Jalal said that his father got released on Tuesday, January 11, 2022, after four days in detention…
Ex-IECC Official Goes Missing in Kabul | TOLO News
The family of Mawlawi Din-Mohammad Azimi, a former deputy head of the Electoral Complaints Commission, claims that Azimi has been arrested by the forces of the Islamic Emirate, but there is uncertainty caused by statements of officials…
Afghan Resistance Front proposed the transitional government to the Taliban when the two sides met in Thran on the sidelines of a meeting where the Kabul delegation held negotiations with the Iranian government…
Taliban’s acting Defense Minister Mawlawi Mohammad Yaqoob Mujahid on Tuesday warned Tajikistan and Uzbekistan to return Afghan aircraft of face consequences. Speaking at a ceremony in Kabul, during which they held an exercise, Mujahid said…
The Taliban have said no countries will be threatened from Kabul while refuting charges of Tajikistan’s President Rahmon claim of insurgenet camps in Afghanistan…
International News Relating to Afghanistan
Afghan Human Rights Defenders arrive in Canada | Government of Canada, Immigration, Refugees, & Citizenship
January 11, 2022—Ottawa—For 2 decades, Canadians have worked side by side with Afghan nationals to improve security, democracy and human rights in Afghanistan. Now Canada is welcoming people who face risks as a result of this vitally important work. The Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, today announced the arrival in Canada of over 250 Afghan refugees, including 170 human rights defenders, as government-assisted refugees…
Refugee admissions to the United States will restart this week, a State Department spokesperson told CNN, following a temporary freeze put in place late last year to focus on the resettlement of Afghan evacuees…
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