World News | Afghan Defence Minister Urges Uzbekistan, Tajikistan to Return Military Helicopters
Kabul [Afghanistan], January 14 (ANI): Afghan Defence MinisterMaulana Yaqoob urged Uzbekistan and Tajikistan to return milmilitary helicopters which were flown to their countries by Afghan pilots during the last days of the governments of former Afghan Presdient,Ashraf Ghani.
Yaqoob said that Afghanistan request the Uzbekistan and Tajikistan governments to return our planes and helicopters,according to Frontier Post.
“Although we are poor but we have our pride and integrity and integrity and therefore we can not allow other countries to have other helicopters in their countries,”he added.
Yaqoob’s comments have opened a new pandora box, giving widespread speculations about the role of Central Asian States in the coming days.