Taliban fighters stand guard along a road near Zanbaq Square in Kabul on Monday. Photo: TNS Taliban fighters stand guard along a road near Zanbaq Square in Kabul on Monday. Photo: TNS
Taliban fighters stand guard along a road near Zanbaq Square in Kabul on Monday. Photo: TNS
Afghanistan

IMF squeezes Taliban by curbing Afghanistan’s access to reserves

  • The move comes just days before the country was set to receive nearly US$500 million as part of a plan to inject liquidity into a troubled global economy
  • The US has also frozen nearly US$9.5 billion in assets belonging to the Afghan central bank and stopped shipments of cash to the nation

Topic |   Afghanistan
Taliban fighters stand guard along a road near Zanbaq Square in Kabul on Monday. Photo: TNS Taliban fighters stand guard along a road near Zanbaq Square in Kabul on Monday. Photo: TNS
Taliban fighters stand guard along a road near Zanbaq Square in Kabul on Monday. Photo: TNS
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