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 The Taliban leaders followed the U S presidential debate closely and expressed displeasure by Republican candidate Donald Trump whom they considered non serious Taliban Spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said by telephone on Wednesday that the leaders watched Monday s televised debate from a secret location in Afghanistan According to him neither Trump nor Democratic Party candidate Hillary Clinton talked about their intentions for Afghanistan triggered a U S led campaign that toppled the Taliban government in Kabul President Barack Obama this year shelved plans to halve the number of U S troops in Afghanistan and instead has kept 8 400 troops there until the end of his presidency leaving further decisions to his successor Mujahid said that they added that Both Obama in whose administration Clinton served as Secretary of State and former President George W Bush had wasted 15 years and billions of dollars without being able to defeat the Taliban There is a choice for the upcoming president whether he or she would like to suffer human and financial losses to continue their invasion of Afghanistan or they want to let the people of Afghanistan decide their affairs If the new president doesn t change policy the Taliban will continue their armed struggle until they are expelled from Afghanistan they said Edited by Hawa Lawal Felix Ajide NAN
Taliban leaders watch U.S. presidential debate, blast Donald Trump

1 The Taliban leaders followed the U.S. presidential debate closely and expressed displeasure by Republican candidate Donald Trump, whom they considered “non-serious.”

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2 Taliban Spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, said by telephone, on Wednesday, that the leaders watched Monday’s televised debate from a secret location in Afghanistan.

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4 According to him, neither Trump nor Democratic Party candidate Hillary Clinton talked about their intentions for Afghanistan.

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6 triggered a U.S.-led campaign that toppled the Taliban government in Kabul.

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8 President Barack Obama this year shelved plans to halve the number of U.S. troops in Afghanistan and instead has kept 8,400 troops there until the end of his presidency, leaving further decisions to his successor.

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10 Mujahid  said that they added that “Both Obama, in whose administration Clinton served as Secretary of State, and former President George W. Bush had wasted 15 years and billions of dollars without being able to defeat the Taliban.

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12 “There is a choice for the upcoming president, whether he or she would like to suffer human and financial losses to continue their invasion of Afghanistan or they want to let the people of Afghanistan decide their affairs.

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14 “If the new president doesn’t change policy, the Taliban will continue their armed struggle until they are expelled from Afghanistan,’’ they said.

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Edited by: Hawa Lawal/Felix Ajide
(NAN)

 

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