PHOTO: Taliban delegation on its way to Oslo in chartered private plane

Photo: Talibans talsperson / Twitter / NTB

Not long ago, the Taliban delegation, which will participate in talks with Western countries in Oslo, departed from Kabul in a private plane sent from Norway.

According to AFP, the delegation, which consists of 15 men, is led by Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi, according to a Twitter message posted by Taliban spokesman Abdul Qahar Balkhi. He also released an audio clip with a statement from Muttaqi.

Balkhi, who has also posted a number of announcements about the preparatory meetings ahead of the trip, writes that humanitarian issues, politics, education, and economics will be among the topics to be discussed.

The planned talks between the Taliban and Western representatives on human rights and emergency aid start on Sunday in Oslo. Among others, envoys from the USA, the EU, Great Britain, France, Germany, and Italy will participate.

According to the newspaper VG, the private plane has been leased from the Finnish company Jetlife.

Source: © NTB Scanpix / #Norway Today / #NorwayTodayNews

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