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Afghanistan’s Hazaras pledge support to Taliban Govt, say ‘dark period’ has ended

Taliban forces inside Afghanistan Presidential palace. [File Photo]

More than 1,000 Afghan Shia Hazaras pledged their support to the Taliban government in Afghanistan, insisting that the dark period of previous Western-backed Governments had ended with the return of the new government, Pakistan media reported.

On Thursday, the Hazara community elders gathered in Kabul alongside Taliban leaders and pledged to support the new government.

Quoting the senior Hazara leader and former lawmaker Jafar Mahdawi, who had organised the gathering, The Dawn reported that the previous Government of President Ashraf Ghani was the darkest point in the history of Afghanistan.

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