The Taliban is celebrating a victory after claiming that they seized Panjshir, the final resistance point left in Afghanistan, on Monday morning.
Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid claimed that the area was “completely conquered.”
“The last nest of the enemy, Panjshir province, was completely conquered … We assure the honorable people of Panjshir that they will not face any discriminatory treatment,” Mujahid said, according to a report from CNN.
“They are all our brothers, and we will work for one country and one common goal. With the recent efforts and this victory, our country is completely out of the vortex of war,” Mujahid continued.
By seizing Panjshir, the Taliban will control all 34 provinces in Afghanistan.
However, Ali Nazary, spokesman for the National Resistance Front in Afghanistan (NRF), told the network that they have not yet surrendered.
“The resistance is still all over the valley,” Nazary said.
Nazary did not deny that the center of the province was under