A Taliban fighter stands guard as the first commercial international flight since the group retook power last month takes off from the airport in Kabul on Monday. Photo: AFP A Taliban fighter stands guard as the first commercial international flight since the group retook power last month takes off from the airport in Kabul on Monday. Photo: AFP
A Taliban fighter stands guard as the first commercial international flight since the group retook power last month takes off from the airport in Kabul on Monday. Photo: AFP

Afghanistan: first international commercial flight since takeover as UN slams Taliban’s broken promises

  • A Pakistan International Airlines jet touched down in Kabul, before making a return flight to Islamabad
  • Meanwhile, the UN’s human rights chief said Afghanistan was in a ‘new and perilous phase’ since the Taliban takeover

Topic |   Afghanistan after the US withdrawal
A Taliban fighter stands guard as the first commercial international flight since the group retook power last month takes off from the airport in Kabul on Monday. Photo: AFP A Taliban fighter stands guard as the first commercial international flight since the group retook power last month takes off from the airport in Kabul on Monday. Photo: AFP
A Taliban fighter stands guard as the first commercial international flight since the group retook power last month takes off from the airport in Kabul on Monday. Photo: AFP
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