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Europe ponders its Afghanistan options

Taliban fighters gathering along a street in Kabul to celebrate the US withdrawal from Afghanistan, on Aug 31, 2021. PHOTO: AFP
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LONDON - Key European governments remain locked in discussions on the future handling of the Afghanistan crisis.

A special meeting of European Union foreign ministers was devoted exclusively to this topic, and intensive diplomatic negotiations are continuing, particularly between France and Britain, on the coordination of a joint stance over Afghanistan at the United Nations and other international organisations.

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