President Joe Biden’s National Security Advisor told ABC the United States is considering sending aid to the Taliban despite international sanctions placed on the group overseeing Afghanistan as well as its support for Islamic terrorism.
In fact, the Taliban has been a sworn enemy of America for 20 years.
Here is some of what Sullivan told ABC:
“There is an important dimension of humanitarian assistance that should go directly to the people of Afghanistan. They need help with respect to health, and food aid, and other forms of subsistence, and we do intend to continue that.”
“Secondly, when it comes to our economic and development assistance relationship with the Taliban, that will be about the Taliban’s actions. That will be about whether they follow through on their commitments to safe passage for Americans and Afghan allies, their commitment to not allow Afghanistan a base from which terrorists can attack the United States or any other country, their commitments with respect to upholding their international obligations.”
“It’s going to be up to them. And we will wait and see, by their actions, how we end up responding.”