The Islamic Emirate held a military parade at the military base of Bagram to celebrate the first anniversary of the departure of American soldiers from Afghanistan.
In this military parade, helicopters, light and heavy weapons, armored Humvees and troops were on display.
Handmade mines, which were the deadliest weapons in the past twenty years, were also displayed at this ceremony.
At the event, the prime minister, Mullah Mohammad Hassan Akhund, stressed that foreign pressure and sanctions will bring results and that the international community should cooperate with the current government through understanding.
"Whoever comes forward through negotiation, understanding, whatever the problem of every country, come and solve it with us through understanding. What is their problem with us, what is the reason for why you have frozen the funds of the people of Afghanistan?" he asked.
In addition to the participation of the officials of the Islamic Emirate, some representatives of China, Russia, Pakistan and Iran in Kabul also attended the ceremony.
"The Americans bombed Afghans and killed people from Bagram airfield for twenty years. Here there were prisons and here was their vital core and center, thus today this ceremony should be conducted to show that the last point has also been wiped clean of their presence,” said Zabiullah Mujahid, spokesman of the Islamic Emirate.
"Your own youth are responsible for the security of your country; all of Afghanistan's borders and its people guard them, so there is no security issue," said Qari Fasihudin Fetrat, the acting army chief of staff.
US Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin issued a statement defending the 2001 military attack on Afghanistan on the occasion of the anniversary of the withdrawal of American forces from Afghanistan.
“The United States went to Afghanistan in 2001 to wage a necessary war of self-defense,” according to the statement.
Lloyd J. Austin said that the fight against terrorism has not ended and that the US will continue to fight against terrorism.
“Still, we know this work is not done. We must keep a relentless focus on counterterrorism --- and we are,” according to the statement of the US Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin.
One year has passed since the departure of foreign forces from Afghanistan, but no country has recognized the current government.
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