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Under-pressure Taliban meet EU-US delegation in push for support • FRANCE 24 English

FRANCE24, 12 Oct 2021
The #Taliban held their first face-to-face talks with a joint #EU-#US delegation Tuesday in #Qatar as the hardline Islamists pursue their diplomatic push for international support. #Afghanistan's new rulers are seeking recognition, as well as assistance to avoid a humanitarian disaster, after they returned to power in August following the withdrawal of US troops after 20 years of war. FRANCE 24's International Affairs Editor Philip Turle gives his perspective.

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