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Holy See Reportedly Pressing for Talks Between Taliban to Avert Humanitarian Catastrophe

Wakil KohsarTaliban fighters in a vehicle patrol the streets of Kabul on August 23, 2021 as in the capital, the Taliban have enforced some sense of calm in a city long marred by violent crime, with their armed forces patrolling the streets and manning checkpoints.

Vatican representatives declined to comment when contacted by the Register, but an Italian journalist reported over the weekend that a ‘confidential channel’ has been opened between the Holy See and the Taliban.