Norway says will put ‘tangible demands' on Taliban
Millennium Post Delhi|January 26, 2022
Taliban representatives from background left, Abdul Hakim Sharaie, Amir Khan Muttaqi and Mutiul Haq Nabi Kheel, sit for a meeting with Norwegian officials, at the Soria Moria hotel in Oslo, Tuesday

OSLO: Norway said it will put tangible demands on the Taliban during talks in Oslo on Tuesday, the last day of the hardline Islamists' controversial first visit to Europe since returning to power in Afghanistan.

A Taliban delegation led by Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi has been in Norway since Saturday for talks focused on humanitarian aid to Afghanistan.

The country's humanitarian situation has rapidly deteriorated since the Taliban returned to power in August 2021, when international aid came to a sudden halt and worsened the plight of millions of people suffering from hunger after several severe droughts.

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