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Banned in Russia The Taliban controls half of Afghanistan's 421 districts and puts pressure on half of the provincial capitals. The Taliban now have the initiative, General Mark Milli told the US Army General Staff.
Earlier, the Pakistani envoy returned to Islamabad after Kabul recalled his diplomats due to security threats.
It was previously known that the daughter of the Afghan ambassador was abducted and tortured in Islamabad for more than two hours.
The Taliban again called on the Pakistani authorities to find and punish those involved in the abduction, writes the Telegram Voenniy Obozrevatel channel.