A deputy prime minister of the Taliban’s interim authorities in Afghanistan referred to as on Japan’s ambassador to reopen the nation’s embassy in Kabul when the 2 met within the capital of the war-torn nation on Wednesday.
The request was made when Abdul Ghani Baradar met Ambassador Takashi Okada, the Taliban stated. Japan quickly closed its embassy in Kabul on Aug 15, the day the Taliban took efficient management of the nation because the United States ready to withdraw its forces.
Japan evacuated its embassy workers from Afghanistan and moved diplomatic operations to the Qatari capital Doha.
The Taliban additionally stated Okada conveyed Tokyo’s intention to reopen its embassy if security is assured when he met Abdul Kabir, one other deputy prime minister who’s in control of political affairs, on Tuesday.
A senior Japanese Foreign Ministry official stated the federal government is contemplating an choice of resuming the embassy’s features with solely native workers, however the timing of the resumption “needs to be coordinated with other countries.”
Tokyo has made no official reference to the problem to date, with Chief Cabinet Secretary Hirokazu Matsuno telling a news convention Thursday in Tokyo, “We have no specific plans at present.”
Regarding whether or not the Japanese authorities will acknowledge the Taliban authorities, Matsuno declined to remark, saying the scenario in Afghanistan “remains fluid.”
The Japanese Foreign Ministry introduced Thursday that Okada took a four-day journey to Kabul from Sunday to fulfill senior Taliban officers together with Baradar.