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Heela Najibullah: ‘The US treated Afghanistan as a project’

In an interview with DW, the daughter of former Afghan president and socialist leader Mohammad Najibullah criticized the US approach toward peace in Afghanistan, saying the welfare of Afghans is not America's priority.

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