- The Taliban cannot get their hands on the Afghan central bank’s nearly $10 billion in reserves.
- About $7 billion of the bank’s reserves is reportedly held by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
- The US froze most of the central bank’s assets after the Taliban took control of Afghanistan.
The Taliban may have seized control of Afghanistan — but for now, the group can’t access the nearly $10 billion in reserves in the country’s central bank, most of which is reportedly held by the
Bank in New York.
Last week, Taliban members attempted