International economists ask Biden to release Afghan central bank funds
More than 70 economists and experts, including Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz, called for Washington and other nations to release Afghanistan's central bank assets in a letter sent to U.S. President Joe Biden on Wednesday.
International economists ask Biden to release Afghan central bank funds"The letter said foreign capitals needed to return the roughly $9 billion in Afghan central bank assets to Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB) to allow the economy to function, despite criticism of behaviour by the ruling Taliban towards women and minorities."
What would you do? I'm torn on the issue. I would much better see this money to be given to people who actually fight for their country, like Ukraine. The Taliban are a hostile power, however withholding the funds is leading to an economic collapse, which leads to famine.