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September-01-00

Taliban Announces Rules For United Nations Aid To Afghanistan

Taliban officials have drafted rules stating that the United Nations must base its humanitarian relief efforts in the capital city of Kabul, use the Afghan banking system for financial transactions and allow the Taliban to vet all staff. The United Nations has warned the rules, following the July 5 edict banning foreign agencies to employ women, severely jeopardizes its relief effort as the country faces a debilitating drought.

Media Resources: Australia Broadcasting Co., 1 September 2000


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