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'We respect women a lot': Taliban holds 3,000-delegate men-only summit

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Men will represent women at a 3,000-delegate all-male gathering on Afghanistan's future, a senior Taliban figure has said. The meeting in Kabul on Thursday is the first major gathering of Islamic clerics and tribal elders since the Taliban seized power last August.

Critics and civil society groups said it will not have legitimacy if Afghan women, who number around 20 million, do not attend.

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