Taliban Can’t Get Their Hands on Afghan Central Bank’s $10B in Reserves

  • 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

Federal Reserve
Bank in New York.

Last week, Taliban members attempted

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