The Taliban came to power in Afghanistan late last year after the withdrawal of US troops from the country. Human rights groups have criticized the Islamic Emirates of Afghanistan, the official name of the Taliban government for gross human rights violations.
Afghanistan is also facing a severe financial crisis after the US froze the country's foreign reserves. The US says that the funds will be realeased if the Taliban government improves the human rights situation in the country.
However, Norway a western nation has invited the Taliban leadership for talks that will be held this week. This is according to a social media post by Hillel Neuer that read, "Taliban delegation in private jet to Oslo with self-proclaimed foreign minister Amir Muttaqi to learn from Norway about human rights and girls' education."
The Taliban officials will be in Norway to hold humanitarian talks with aid organisations. Below is one reaction to the news that Taliban officials will be visiting Norway.
Greater Europe, "A high level Taliban delegation is en route to Norway. Assad is more isolated than these guys."
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