European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen. Photo: Reuters
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen. Photo: Reuters
Afghanistan

EU pledges US$1.2 billion aid package for Afghanistan as it opens G20 virtual summit

  • European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen announced the EU aid package, meant ‘to avert a major humanitarian and socio-economic collapse’
  • The Taliban is seeking recognition, as well as help to avoid a humanitarian disaster after they returned to power in August

Topic |   Afghanistan
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen. Photo: Reuters
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen. Photo: Reuters
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