Taliban will seek technical assistance from Qatar to run Kabul Airport

The foreign news agency says that the Taliban will seek technical assistance from Qatar to run the Kabul airport.

The news agency says that the Taliban has also sought technical assistance from Turkey to run the Kabul airport.

On the other hand, Turkey held its first formal talks with the Taliban in Kabul. Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan says his government is in direct talks with the Taliban to make final decisions on how to help manage Kabul airport after the withdrawal of international forces.

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According to Arab media, the talks lasted for three and a half hours in the temporary Turkish embassy building at Kabul Airport. President Erdogan said he was considering the Taliban’s request for technical assistance in running Kabul Airport.

The Taliban want security at Kabul airport and are inviting Turkey to run the airport.

However, law and order must be restored in Kabul before a decision can be made to take over the airport. The Turkish president also said that talks would be held again if necessary.

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Ankara does not have the luxury of sitting comfortably on one side in this troubled region, the expectations of both can only be gauged through dialogue, this is called diplomacy.