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Appeals to stop destroying statues
  Giant Buddhas destroyed

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  Taleban Foreign Minister said that the statues had been demolished despite international pleas
  Pakistan: Pakistan supported a proposal to send a team to Afghanistan to remove the Buddhist sculptures

  Northern Afghanistan: Opposition leader said that Taleban has started to destroy 2 centuries-old Buddhas, despite worldwide pleas

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