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The release of an Austrian citizen from Taliban prison with the mediation of Qatar

The release of an Austrian citizen from Taliban prison with the mediation of Qatar

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Qatar announced that an Austrian prisoner was released from the Taliban and reached Doha with the efforts and mediations of this country.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Qatar quoted Mohammed bin Abdulaziz bin Saleh Al-Khalifi, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Qatar, as saying that he thanked the Taliban for their cooperation in the release of this Austrian citizen.

He added that Qatar enjoys strong bilateral relations with the Republic of Austria and is pleased with the release of this citizen.

He has stated that Qatar will continue its mediation efforts in resolving disputes through constructive dialogue and peaceful methods to promote peace and stability in the region and the world.

However, no details have been provided about the identity of this Austrian citizen and the reason for his imprisonment.
The Taliban have not said anything about this so far