Afghan President Ashraf Ghani will step down in the next few hours. About it reported on Sunday Al Arabiya TV channel citing informed sources. “There is information that the president will resign within a few hours, and an interim government will be formed,” the message says.
According to the TV channel, the transfer of power from the current Afghan authorities to the transitional administration “will take place today in the presidential palace in the capital of the country.”
Earlier, the acting Minister of Internal Affairs of Afghanistan Abdul Sattar Mirzakwal said that “Kabul will not be attacked, the transfer of power will take place peacefully.” Prior to that, on Sunday, the Taliban issued an official statement in which they announced that they intend to take Kabul without a fight.
The media also reported that President Ashraf Ghani, against the background of the entry of the Taliban into Kabul, is holding emergency talks with the US Special Representative for Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad. High-level representatives of NATO are also involved in the negotiations, transfers Interfax.