High Taliban warrior: we did not summon interpreters

The Taliban did not summon Afghans who worked as interpreters for the Netherlands. Ahmadullah Wasiq, a high-ranking member of the Taliban government, writes that on Twitter.

DeCCeit reported yesterday that several interpreters left in Afghanistan who worked for the Netherlands received letters from the Taliban ordering them to appear in court. The interpreters are in hiding, but the Taliban say that their family can also be persecuted if an interpreter himself does not show up.

According to Wasiq, its propaganda. He suggests that some people make up such stories in their attempt to leave the country and arrange asylum.

Sources argue to deCCeit that the interpreters to whom the letters are written can be trusted. The letters also circulate at various Dutch ministries according to sources. They take the threat that it poses seriously there.