Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

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Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

د افغانستان اسلامي جمهوریت
CapitalKabul
Demonym(s)Afghan
ISO 3166 codeAF
Preceded by
Succeeded by
Transitional Islamic State of Afghanistan
Afghanistan
Panjshir resistance
Today part of Afghanistan

Islamic Republic of Afghanistan is the name for the government that ruled Afghanistan between 2004 and 2021. In August 2021 during the Fall of Kabul, most of the city fell to the Taliban, and president Ashraf Ghani escaped from Afghanistan. On August 31, the Taliban had also taken the airport in Kabul.

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The Islamic Republic of Afghanistan was founded following the United States invasion of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan in the earlier phases of the War in Afghanistan.[1] In 2014, Ashraf Ghani was elected to be the President of Afghanistan.[2] On 15 August 2021, the city of Kabul fell to the Taliban.

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References[change | change source]

  1. "United Nations S/RES/1386 (2001)".
  2. Kabul, Sune Engel Rasmussen in (2014-09-29). "Afghan president Ashraf Ghani inaugurated after bitter campaign". the Guardian. Retrieved 2021-09-23.