Afghanistan’s deputy president said her country would welcome Israeli humanitarian aid. But Sima Samar said she would prefer that the aid come from nongovernmental agencies. Samar, the only woman in Afghanistan’s new government, said her country likely would consider diplomatic relations with Israel if Israel and the Palestinians come to a peace agreement.
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