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The extractive activities have garnered criticism from the public, who say that the Taliban is selling off Afghanistan’s natural resources to foreign entities.
On Wednesday, the company stopped all its activities after the army in Gabon claimed they had deposed President Ali Bongo.
The decision to drop multiple high-stake investigations comes after SFO director Lisa Osofsky prepares to step down from the agency in September.
The site of the blast was the city of Yan’an in northern China, a mountainous region in the Shaanxi province.
The permission to operate Ffos-y-Fran mine near Merthyr Tydfil expired in September 2022, but the mine’s operations have continued ever since.