"Even at the end we had an agreement with the Talibs for (them) not to enter Kabul," US Envoysaid.
Russia's defence minister Sergei Shoigu has also voiced concern about the Taliban seizing a large number of weapons. He expressed a particular worry about the Taliban obtaining more than 100 man-portable air defence missile systems, according to an AP report from Moscow.
Some Afghan women were seen crying outside the embassy, they said their relatives are trapped back there and no information is coming to them about their whereabouts.
The Indian authorities are also considering treating other government documents like Aadhaar card or voter identity cards for those whose passports were taken away by the local employers who ran away from the cities fearing Taliban, they added.
In view of the prevailing situation in Afghanistan, it was decided that the Embassy personnel in Kabul would be immediately moved to India. This movement has been completed in two phases and the Ambassador and all other India-based personnel have reached New Delhi on Tuesday.
The Chinese government has decided to take the word of the Taliban on its face value, saying: "We noticed the statement from Afghan Taliban yesterday (Sunday) saying that the war is over and they will start consultation on the establishment of an open and inclusive Islamic government and take the responsibility of the safety of Afghan citizens and foreign diplomatic corps."
Uzbekistan has maintained close contacts with representatives of the Taliban movement in Afghanistan on border security issues, the Foreign Ministry in Tashkent said in a statement on Tuesday.
The Canadian government said that it is expanding its partnership with the Manmeet Singh Bhullar Foundation in Alberta to resettle hundreds of persecuted Afghan Sikhs and Hindus in Canada.
The Taliban has assured embassies and staff that there is no danger from their side.
The Ministry of Refugees and Repatriations stated that another 67 children, who were being smuggled by human traffickers and migrants out of the country through the border areas between Iran and Afghanistan, were detained by Iranian border guards and handed over to Afghan security forces.
Warnings about the potential terror threat to Britain and other states were echoed by Tory MP Tobias Ellwood, chair of the Commons defence committee, who used a column in the Mail on Sunday to condemn what he described as a "shabby withdrawal" that was "abandoning the country to the very insurgency that drew us there in the first place".
The Taliban have received men, weapons and explosives but also direction from across our southern frontiers, which is Pakistan, said Ahmad Shuja Jamal, head of international affairs at Afghanistan's National Security Council.
Apart from the citizens of Zaranj, Afghan government security forces also fled to Iran along with their armoured and non-armoured vehicles, but the Afghan Defence Ministry denied this.
Amid intense fighting with the Afghan security forces, the Taliban on Sunday gained ground in the two key cities of Sari Pul and Kunduz, according to officials.
The Defence Ministry said that Afghan forces operations to suppress the Taliban are underway and that the situation in the country's provincial capitals will soon return to normal.
The US army has recently intensified its airstrikes on the Taliban to support the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF), media reports said.
Taliban fighters detained Ahmadullah, a former police officer, in Spin Boldak. His family has not heard from him since. His uncle said that the Taliban had sent letters saying that anyone who had worked with the government or foreign forces would not be harmed so long as they reported to the Taliban leadership.
On Thursday, the Taliban said that they had killed a popular comedian. Nazar Mohammad, known as Khasha Zwan, was taken out of his home on July 22 and killed. The family of the comedian, who previously served in Kandahar Police, has blamed the Taliban for the attack.
On Friday, 226 Taliban insurgents were killed during the security operations. The Ministry of Defence said the deaths were reported in Kunar, Paktia, Maidan Wardak, Kandahar, Herat, Jawzjan, Helmand, Baghlan and Kabul.
"The war in Afghanistan is imposed by Pakistan and the Taliban agents backed by them, who have accepted slavery of the ISI, and this is a war of terrorism against the people of Afghanistan."
Siddiqui was alive when the Taliban captured him. The Taliban verified Siddiqui's identity and then executed him, as well as those with him. The commander and the remainder of his team died as they tried to rescue him, the report said.
Kandahar, population 6,00,000, was home to deceased Taliban leader Mullah Omar, and host to key military bases once maintained by the US. It is also a major economic prize. About a dozen strikes are aimed at slowing a Taliban surge, aiding a beleaguered Afghan military.
The group has strengthened its positions in and around Kabul, where it conducts most of its attacks, targeting minorities, activists, government employees and personnel of the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces.
"If you are Afghans, come and unite within the framework of Afghanism. Do you have a positive message for the people of Afghanistan, especially women."
Afghan Taliban and their local associates are active in Pakistan's border regions, sources told VOA as Pakistan has acknowledged that bodies of militants killed in Afghanistan arrive in Pakistan, and wounded Taliban are treated in local hospitals.