Former civilian representative of NATO in Afghanistan, Sir Nicholas Peter Kay, in an interview with VOA said that the Taliban came to power with a “defective agreement”, and considering status quo in Afghanistan, they will not last for a long time.
He called the deeds of the Taliban as a “catastrophe.”
Former UK ambassader to Afghanistan said that it has been 47 years that he visits Afghanistan off and on, and has witnessed lots of changes. Nothing is stable, and there is no reason for the continuation of the Taliban regime. Mr. Kay added that the people in Afghanistan and the international community must support the Taliban opposition, so that there be a strong substitute for them.
He said that the Taliban opposition is scatterd all around the world, and they need lots of struggle to become a good substitute.
According to Nicholas Peter Kay the Taliban came to power based on a political decision because no one was the winner in the battlefield.
The supported with the agreement.
He had requested that the NATO forces had to remain in Afghanistan untill a general consensus, but such an issue did not take place.
Sir Nicholas Peter Kay is a British diplomat. He has served as the British ambassador to Afghanistan, Sudan and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. From 2013 to 2016 he was the United Nations Special Representative for Somalia. He had traveled to Afghanistan for several times since 1996, ans was a member of foreign delegation who went to Kandahar.