Washington said that representatives of the radical Taliban movement would not have access to the assets of the Central Bank of Afghanistan stored in the United States.
According to the International Monetary Fund, the gross reserves of the Central Bank of Afghanistan at the end of April amounted to $ 9.4 billion, and a significant part of them is not stored in the republic.
The U.S. Permanent Representative to the UN, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, said at a meeting of the Security Council that the Taliban will receive a forceful response to any unfriendly actions against the United States.
On the eve of the representatives of the radical Taliban movement announced the establishment of control over the entire territory of Afghanistan. After that, the country’s president Ashraf Ghani announced his resignation and went abroad.
Power passed to the governing council, which included former President Hamid Karzai and former Prime Minister Abdullah Abdullah, who oversees the work of the National Reconciliation Council.
The Taliban stated that there would be no transitional government in Afghanistan but did not rule out that different political force will get into the new cabinet.