"We want close and formal diplomatic relations," he said.
Zabihullah Mujahid also added that the Taliban hoped for financial support, humanitarian aid and cooperation in the fields of health, agriculture and education from Germany and other countries.
On August 15, the Taliban militants seized Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said that he had left the country to avoid bloodshed as the Taliban entered the capital Kabul. Members of the diplomatic missions of the Western countries and their staff consisting of locals did not evacuate and they stay in the capital airport, where chaos was observed.
On August 31, the U.S. withdrew its forces from Afghanistan. According to Pentagon, over the nearly 20 years of its presence in Afghanistan, the United States has lost more than two thousand people.