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Good morning, this is Nicolas. Today, we’re covering the G20's commitment to bring aid into Afghanistan, and what it means regarding the Taliban government.

We’re also following France and Costa Rica’s joint effort to protect a third of the planet by 2030, while keeping an eye on the WHO’s emerging pathogens panel, featuring a Swiss scientist.

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Nicolas Camut


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A Red Crescent food distribution for internally displaced Afghans in Kabul, on 20 September. The country was 75 per cent dependent on foreign aid before the Taliban takeover. (Credits: Keystone/EPA/STRINGER)

G20 pledge to avert an Afghan humanitarian crisis. The world’s richest countries agreed to work together through the UN to channel aid into Afghanistan in a meeting on Tuesday – even if that means involving the Taliban government. But contacts do not mean recognition: Talibans “will be judged for what they do, not for what they say”, explained Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi, current chair of the organisation.

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