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Afghans defected in Norway during a visit with a Taliban delegation

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Representatives of the Taliban were also visiting Oslo in January 2022. Photo: Javad Parsa / NTB

Of NTB | 19.05.2024 04:59:32

Policy: According to VG writes several Afghan media that the man has applied for asylum in Norway.

The man arrived together with people associated with the Taliban, but they do not necessarily represent the Taliban, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The dialogue forum Afghanistan Future Thought Forum (AFTF) met in Oslo on Monday, and the conference ended on Wednesday.

– One of the representatives of civil society in Afghanistan did not show up at the agreed time for transport to the airport. This participant is not one of those with ties to the Taliban, writes Foreign Ministry spokesperson Mariken Bruusgaard Harbitz in an email to VG.

(© NTB)

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