Pakistan: Terrorists of Tehreek-e-Taliban (TTP) have been fighting against security forces since its formation in 2008. The negotiation process was started in November last year but due to various reasons both the sides could not get success. TTP announced a 10-day ceasefire on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr
The Taliban government of Afghanistan has confirmed that it is playing the role of a mediator in the ongoing talks between the Pakistani government and the terrorist organization Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP). During this, the dreaded terrorist group has demanded the release of 30 important commanders who have been captured by the Pakistani government. Zabihullah Mujahid, spokesman for the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan, said on Twitter, “Talks have taken place in Kabul between the Pakistani government and Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan, mediated by the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan. ,
He said that a temporary ceasefire has been agreed upon. Mujahid said that both sides have made significant progress on related issues during the talks.
Earlier, TTP spokesman Mohammad Khurasani had said in a statement that both the sides have agreed on a ceasefire till May 30.
TTP representatives have given a list of 30 commanders to the Pakistani government, to which Islamabad has given a positive reply and assured that they will seriously consider the names.
A TTP spokesman said the Taliban-led government of Afghanistan was playing the role of a mediator in the talks.
The terrorist group’s spokesperson also said that the TTP had also called the Mehsud Jirga in which 32 people were involved and then the Malakand Jirga which had 16 people.
The TTP had announced a 10-day ceasefire on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, after which a new process of talks started. The ceasefire was extended for five more days.
The terrorist group, which wants to implement Sharia law across Pakistan, said the ceasefire would be in force for a month.
Significantly, the negotiation process was started in November last year but due to various reasons both the sides could not get success.
However, this time both sides are taking serious steps and it seems that talks between the TTP and the delegation led by the former chief of the country’s intelligence agency ISI and the current commander of Peshawar Corps, Lieutenant General Faiz Hamid, will be successful.
TTP terrorists have been fighting against security forces since its formation in 2008.
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