U.N. Dispatch: U.N. Removes Sanctions on Five Ex-Taliban Leaders

31.01.10

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Afghan farmer. NATO photo.

by UNA MOORE

The urgency and relevance of the ongoing debate over negotiations with the Taliban was underlined on Wednesday when the U.N. removed sanctions imposed  in 2001 on five former Taliban leaders.

President Hamid Karzai has said Taliban who are not part of Al Qaeda or other terrorist groups “are welcome to come back to their country, lay down arms and resume life,” and plans to seek international support for a new reintegration plan at the intergovernmental conference on Thursday.

Read the rest at U.N. Dispatch.

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