Crossing of accusations for violating the Doha agreements with the execution that the United States has carried out by drone of the leader of the gang Al QaedaAyman Al Zawahiriin Afghanistan. The Taliban believe the Americans have bypassed them by intervening in Kabul after the troop withdrawal pact.
While USA Instead, he accuses them of breaking the agreement by harboring the terrorist leader. Furthermore, Biden himself has attributed the attack to the CIAwhich would avoid implicating the US military.
“Our intelligence unit located Zawahiri earlier this year,” Biden said. “He had moved to downtown Kabul to meet with members of his immediate family.” Added the president, who indicated in turn: “After carefully considering the clear and convincing evidence of his location , I authorized a precision attack that would eliminate it once and for all from the battlefield.”
According to White House the terrorist leader died in a precision operation in which only he was eliminated something in which the own Biden he had insisted on several occasions and that he had set as one of the conditions to proceed with the attack.
In a televised appearance from the balcony of the Blue Room of the White House late on Monday, US President Joe Biden said that with al-Zawahiri’s death “justice has been served” and that the world no longer he must fear this “ruthless and constant killer”.
The president addressed “all those around the world who want to harm the United States.” and assured them that his country will always remain vigilant and ready to act when it comes to defending the safety of American citizens.
Al Zawahiri was killed on Sunday morning in a residence in Kabul, specifically at 6:18 local time (1:48 GMT), when he was on the balcony of the residence where he was staying and a drone fired two Hellfire missiles at him.
The septuagenarian doctor Al Zawahiri became the right hand of Osama Bin Laden. After the murder of his predecessor in 2011 he became the leader of the gang. His last video appearance of his was on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.