ISLAMABAD : The Taliban welcomed Friday a recent resolution by the UN Security Council that acknowledged Afghanistan faces multifaceted challenges.
But the group did, however, call the ban on women working as an "internal social matter."
The Afghan Foreign Ministry said the Taliban administration welcomes parts of the resolution reaffirming the Security Council's strong commitment to Afghanistan’s sovereignty, independence, territorial integrity and national unity.
"The resolution’s acknowledgement that Afghanistan faces multifaceted challenges is welcomed,” said ministry spokesman Abdul Qahar Balkhi. “Afghanistan has suffered from decades long conflict often imposed by foreign powers....