‘Afghanistan’ letter from Biden to Congress – Breaking world news – Spokesperson
US President Joe Biden stated that the humanitarian and financial crisis in Afghanistan continues to pose an “extraordinary threat” to the US national security and foreign policy, and that the “national emergency” declared in this context should continue.
Biden sent a letter to Congress asking for the extension of the “national emergency” declared in the USA on February 11, 2022, on the humanitarian crisis and the possibility of economic collapse in Afghanistan.
Biden said that the potential for collapse in Afghanistan continues to pose an “unusual and extraordinary” threat to the national security and foreign policy of the United States, with the deepening of basic human needs in many areas, including food security, water, hygiene, shelter, Kovid-19, and the worsening of the country’s economy. noted that he did.
In this context, Biden emphasized that it is extremely important that certain properties belonging to the “Da Afghanistan Bank” (DAB) in the USA are protected by the US financial institutions, and that this is very important for the welfare of the people of Afghanistan.
Biden stated that various parties, including representatives of terror victims, have made legal claims against DAB’s properties, adding that access to this property was blocked under executive order 14064.
President Biden therefore noted that he made this notice to continue the national emergency, which will be terminated automatically on February 11, 2023, unless otherwise decided.