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The Taliban Are Desperate for China to Fight the Delta Variant

Jakarta, CNN Indonesia —

A number of events occurred in various parts of the world on Monday (2/8). Starting from Taliban increasingly reckless in Afghanistan until China Lockdown of 2.7 million people to fight Covid-19 varian Delta.

1. The Taliban is getting desperate, Afghanistan blames the US-NATO

President of Afghanistan, Ashraf Ghani, blamed the attitude of the United States and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) which suddenly pulled out troops for making the security situation in the country worse due to the war with the Taliban group.

“The current situation is due to the sudden decision regarding the withdrawal of international troops,” Ghani told the Afghan council in a speech.

Ghani claimed the Afghan government had a plan to bring the situation under control within six months.

2. Malaysian PM Demoted by Anwar Ibrahim and the Opposition on Covid-19

Malaysian government opposition politicians, including Anwar Ibrahim, held a demonstration in front of the parliament building demanding that Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin resign over the handling of Covid-19, Monday (2/8).

The demonstration took place after Muhyiddin was said to have postponed a special parliamentary meeting today to avoid trying to pass a vote of no confidence against his government.

A number of MPs from the opposition government insisted on going to the legislative building even though Muhyiddin canceled today’s meeting.

Police officers were deployed along the road leading to the Malaysian parliament building. Politicians were also barred from entering the building by riot police who stood guard in front of the parliament complex.

3. China Lockdown 2.7 Million Citizens to Fight the Delta Variant Covid

China applies lockdown in a number of areas with a total population of around 2.7 million people in order to reduce the number of Covid-19 cases that have soared due to the recent spread of the Delta variant of corona.

In Zhuzhou, Hunan Province, it has locked down its territory and banned 1.2 of the area’s population from leaving their homes from Monday (2/8) for the next three days.

“The situation is still bleak and complicated,” the Zhuzhou government said in announcing the lockdown AFP.

The area near Zhuzhou, Zhangjiajie, also applies lockdown strict restrictions on its 1.5 million citizens after experiencing a spike in Covid-19 since last month.

The recent spike in COVID-19 cases in China stems from the airport cluster in Nanjing. Initially, nine cleaners at the airport were identified as positive for Covid-19.


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