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The White House said it did not recognize the Taliban government in Afghanistan.
“This is an interim cabinet,” White House press secretary Jen Saki told reporters on Wednesday. “He said.
“They[the Taliban]didn’t get it in any way,” Saki said.
Earlier, Taliban spokeswoman Zabihullah Mujahid held a press conference in Kabul on the 7th and announced that the new government was declared the “Islamic Emirate” and that Mullah Mohammad Hassan Akund was appointed as acting prime minister.
Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, known as the second-in-command of the Taliban, has been appointed as acting deputy prime minister to support Mohammad Hassan. Mullah Muhammad Yakub was appointed as acting defense minister and Mowulbi Amir Khan Mutaki as acting foreign minister.
US Secretary of State Tony Blincoln, who visited Germany, said at a press conference after leading a 20-nation meeting to discuss the situation in Afghanistan, “The Taliban will have to seek international legitimacy.”
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said the formation of an interim government that did not include any group other than the Taliban was not a signal for international cooperation and stability in Afghanistan.
“We hope to send an essential signal to the formation of additional governments that have not yet been completed,” Mars said.