This answer to Have cross-border terrorist attacks in Pakistan declined or stayed the same after the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan? mentions the Duran line and the Afghanistan's government lack of recognition of it, and the complexities involved.

The answer is now almost six months old, and the new Taliban-led government is grappling with several major issues related to establishing/reworking a large country's new government.

So I'd like to ask:

Does the new Taliban government in Afghanistan still not recognize the Duran line? Do they propose any other well-defined border with Pakistan?

If there is no border with Pakistan that they recognize or propose, then one might wonder what their long term plans are1.

Wikipedia's Government of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan currently includes only two instances of the word "border"

  1. that the government has a "Border Commission" on its leadership council
  2. That Noorullah Noori is the current acting Minister of the Borders and Tribal Affairs although that article says that it's instead Gul Zarin although I do not know if this ministry is only in charge of internal borders related to local governments and tribal affairs, or if it also covers the national borders.

Potentially related:

  • 1https://politics.stackexchange.com/q/54266/16047
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    Upvoted, but peacefully solving border disputes often takes years if not decades of negotiations. I can't imagine Afghanistan managing it faster, for some reason. Pakistan's economy is not doing so well at the moment (they had to resort to IMF again) so I can't imagine them having much carrots they can dangle to Afghanistan at the moment. Ironically, they had more leverage over the Taliban while the latter were not in power. Commented Apr 7, 2022 at 7:56


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