This is not aid. This is the mass punishment of ordinary Afghans over the US’ political rivalries.
The US President intends to use his emergency powers to split $7 billion in frozen Afghan central bank funds, allocating $3.5 billion to compensate 9/11 families and $3.5 billion for humanitarian relief.
Taliban has deposited $12.3 million seized from homes of officials of the ousted government, says the central bank.
Afghanistan is facing a financial crunch after the US and IMF blocked Kabul's access to foreign funds.
Afghanistan has some $9 billion in reserves abroad - most of it held with the US Fed, says the central bank governor.
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