Daily Telegraph, 19 April 2022
The British daily quotes from an AAN report, about the macro-economic context of the Taleban’s latest ban on opium poppy cultivation:
A recent report by the Afghanistan Analysts Network said: “Afghanistan has already lost most of its other foreign income in the form of on and off-budget support, both civilian and military, since the Taliban captured power.
“Banning the cultivation of opium and export of opiates would be another grievous blow to the economy.”
This article was last updated on 19 Apr 2022