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Five Taliban off UN sanctions list

Five associates of the Taliban accept been removed from a United Nations Security Council sanctions list.They accommodate a above Taliban agent to the UN, Abdul Hakim Mujahid Muhammad Awrang, and Abdul Salam Zaeef, columnist of the book My Life with the Taliban.The added de-listed men are above agent bloom abbot Abdul Satar Paktin and two now-deceased officials.Afghan President Hamid Karzai has been gluttonous such a move in adjustment to affluence adaptation talks with insurgents.The accommodation to absolution the bristles from an asset benumb and biking ban was taken as allotment of an all-embracing analysis of the UN sanctions list, which includes about 500 individuals and entities allegedly affiliated to the Taliban and al-Qaeda.Taliban Conflict.The Afghan government has afresh been acute for the abatement of added Taliban names. Diplomats say Russia in accurate has been reluctant, afraid about biologic trafficking in the arena affiliated to the Taliban and about accessible access amid the Taliban and Islamist militants in Chechnya.