Biden calls for Navy veteran to be released from Afghanistan
01 February 2022 | 8:25 am
US President Joe Biden said hostage-taking by the Taliban is an act of "cowardice." Meanwhile, the UN accused the fundamentalist group of killing dozens of members and security forces of the former government.
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