ISLAMABAD: The Afghan Taliban has been informed that they “can’t run the federal government alone” within the nation, revealed veteran journalist Tahir Khan.
Talking on Geo Information programme Aaj Shahzeb Khanzada Kay Saath on Tuesday, the journalist mentioned, citing sources, that Afghan politician Abdullah Abdullah requested the Taliban that they can’t type a authorities alone in Kabul.
Taliban, nevertheless, welcomed the prospect of an inclusive authorities within the nation however they don’t seem to be inclined in the direction of together with the native political management within the authorities, mentioned the Afghan journalist.
“The Taliban will say that they’ve fought and expelled international forces from Afghanistan for the final 20 years, so why would they permit anybody else [political leadership in Afghanistan] to take a big chunk of the federal government,” he added.
Khan mentioned another excuse why a consensus-based authorities was taking time to type in Afghanistan was as a result of presence of international troops within the nation.
“They take into account it [the presence of foreign troops in Afghanistan] a continuation of the identical aggressive techniques [of the West] towards them,” he mentioned. “Nevertheless, consultations are persevering with every day from forming the cupboard to each different concern.”
Responding to a query in regards to the Panjshir valley battle, Khan mentioned the Taliban will face issue in bringing the realm beneath their management because the group by no means succeeded in making it a Taliban bastion throughout their earlier tenure.
It was anticipated that the Taliban will exert extra strain in Panjshir valley to regulate it within the coming days, he added.
Pakistan conveyed its issues to Taliban about TTP
Talking on the present, International Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi acknowledged that Pakistan was involved in regards to the TTP issue because the banned outfit had used Afghan soil towards Pakistan prior to now.
“We knowledgeable then-Afghan president Ashraf Ghani in regards to the TTP presence in Afghanistan. He listened, however didn’t take motion,” mentioned the minister.
Qureshi mentioned Pakistan had conveyed its issues to the Taliban management in regards to the presence of TTP militants within the nation.
Talking on the delay within the formation of an interim arrange in Afghanistan, FM Qureshi mentioned Pakistan, as a neighbour of Afghanistan who harboured good intentions in the direction of it, might solely advise the Afghan management.
“The choice is theirs to take,” he mentioned, including that Islamabad would want to see a broad-based, inclusive authorities within the neighbouring nation.
Afghan Taliban type high-powered fee to deal with Pakistan’s issues
A high-powered Afghan Taliban fee tasked with addressing Pakistan’s issues in regards to the TTP commenced its proceedings, in keeping with a report revealed within the Voice of America a number of days in the past.
The three-member fee was made on the directives of Taliban chief Hibatullah Akhundzada to look into Islamabad’s complaints that the TTP is utilizing Afghan soil to plot cross-border terrorist assaults.
“TTP leaders are being warned [by the Afghan Taliban commission] to settle their points with Pakistan and return to the nation together with their households in alternate for a doable amnesty by the Pakistani authorities,” reads the report.
The fee may also put strain on anti-Pakistan parts to cease their subversive actions towards the nation, the report mentioned.
Nevertheless, Pakistan and the Afghan Taliban haven’t issued any formal assertion on the event, learn the report.