XBK302; FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2021, file photo, Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid, shakes hands with a journalist after his first news conference, in Kabul, Afghanistan. Mujahid vowed that the Taliban would respect women's rights, forgive those who resisted them and ensure a secure Afghanistan as part of a publicity blitz aimed at convincing world powers and a fearful population that they have changed. (AP Photo, File) AP / LEHTIKUVA / RAHMAT GUL