United States-based New York Times has reportedly sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government's help for evacuation of its journalists from Kabul in Afghanistan.
It should be noted that the terror outfit Taliban is rapidly seizing territories in Afghanistan after the US announced withdrawal of its troops from the war-torn country.
The terror outfit had earlier killed an Indian photojournalist Danish Siddiqui, who was working with Reuters, after ascertaining his identity.
New York Times, which had published the op-ed of Taliban leader Sirajuddin Haqqani, has now sought India's help in facilitating the evacuation of its journalists from Afghanistan's capital Kabul, which is likely to be taken over by the Taliban terrorists soon.
"The New York Times that publishes a Sirajuddin Haqqani Op-ed, the same New York Times that consistently badmouths Modi’s India, now turns to Modi’s India with a request to facilitate evacuation of its journalists from Kabul. All the irony that’s fit to print," Journalist Aditya Raj Kaul said in a tweet.
In the February 2020 op-ed published in the New York Times with title "What We, The Taliban, Want", Haqqani had said that after withdrawal of US troops, the terror outfit wants to "build an Islamic system" in Afghanistan.
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