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  • August 17, 2021

The Biden administration prohibits the Taliban from accessing billions of Afghan reserves in US bank accounts.

Members of the Taliban forces sit at a checkpoint in Kabul, Afghanistan, on August 17, 2021. (Stringers / Reuters) The Biden administration froze Afghan government reserves deposited in US bank accounts on Sunday, cutting off the Taliban’s access to billions of dollars. A substantial portion of the $ 9.4 billion Afghanistan’s central bank has in…

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