According to US media reports, the Biden government had frozen about $9.5 billion of Afghan government deposits in American institutions, in August, after the Taliban took control of Kabul.
Afghanistan, – ( PNB News). Afghan Foreign Minister Amir Khan Mutaki on Wednesday called for the release of frozen Central Bank of Afghanistan assets seized by America. Afghanistan and the United States are no longer at odds, and the people’s “central issue” is “financial security,” Muttaqi said in a letter.
Janet Yellen, America’s Treasury Secretary, and US Treasury authorities on foreign assets had agreed in August to freeze Afghanistan accounts.US official said: “Any central bank asset that the Afghan government has in the United States will not be available to the Taliban.”According to F.M, Amir Khan Mutaki, seized assets inflict societal suffering ranging from healthcare to education and other institutions. Muttaqi made the remarks a day after the World Food Program warned that millions of Afghans could face cereal and financial worst-case scenarios.