Why are the Afghan Taliban repeatedly closing the border with Pakistan?

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The Taliban government in power in Afghanistan has once again closed the Chaman border with Pakistan. This is the third time in the last two months that the Taliban have suspended Amdroft on the border in protest.
Despite better relations with the Taliban than the previous government of Afghanistan, the new neighboring government is not agreeing to the conditions imposed by Pakistan for Amdroft on the Pak-Afghan border and as a result the people of both sides especially Traders and the working class are affected. Traders say that every time the border is closed, they have to lose crores of rupees.
The Spin Boldak-Chaman joint border crossing between Pakistan and Afghanistan was closed on Tuesday morning.
A statement issued in Pashto on Monday evening from the office of Haji Mohammad Yousuf Wafa, governor of Afghanistan’s southern province of Kandahar, which borders Pakistan, said: “People, traders and Many problems have been created for the patients and despite the repeated efforts of the Islamic Emirate, the Pakistani authorities are not yet ready to solve the problems.
“The border will remain closed to all modes of transport until these issues are resolved,” the statement said, barring citizens from crossing the border.
Security officials stationed at the border in Chaman and the district administration confirmed the border closure, saying “Pakistani authorities were not informed of this unusual move by the Taliban.”
Local officials in Chaman have been barred from speaking to the media on border issues, but a district administration official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the Taliban had approached the local administration in Chaman or security officials stationed at the border. So far no formal contact has been made on the issue. On Monday evening, our security forces spotted unusual activities by the Taliban on the Afghan side of the border. They were closing the border with large blocks of cement.
Along with Amdroft on foot, vehicles carrying commercial goods on the border have also been stopped, which has also suspended trade activities between the two countries. The border closure has caused long queues of commercial vehicles on both sides, while thousands of Pakistanis and Afghans, including women and children, have been stranded.

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