Spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said the group would not negotiate with the team as it was not selected in a way that included "all Afghan factions".
Afghanistan's political turmoil has impeded each tentative step toward negotiations with the Taliban — negotiations that are supposed to come next under a peace deal that Washington signed with the insurgents last month.
A six-year-old child was among the 25 victims of Wednesday's attack, claimed by a group affiliated with Daesh terror group.
The Norwegian Refugee Council said it was unable to reach people in Syria, Yemen and the Gaza Strip, where authorities have imposed strict measures to halt the spread of the virus.
A single gunman held worshippers hostage at the gurdwara in Kabul for several hours as Afghan special forces, helped by international troops, tried to clear the building. At least one of the dead is a child.
The US trails far behind other countries that prioritise humanity over politics.
Washington is reducing aid and is prepared to cut a similar amount in 2021 because of the ongoing feud between Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and his political rival Abdullah Abdullah, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says.
Neither the leaders of India, Pakistan nor Afghanistan have shown the domestic urgency or the regional diplomacy required to tackle the spread of Covid-19.
Several infiltrators opened fire on police and army forces in their joint base in Afghanistan's southern province of Zabul. "The attackers had connections with the Taliban insurgents," an official said.
"The Taliban continued high level of violence despite the peace agreement," acting defence minister, Asadullah Kalid, said in a video statement.
Will society be forced to alter its current course?
Javid Faisal, spokesman for the National Security Council, says that "the prisoners' release has been delayed" to allow more time to review their identities.
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