Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has revealed that his authorities is in talks with banned terror group Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) for “reconciliation” with the assistance of the Taliban in Afghanistan.
The TTP, generally referred to as Pakistani Taliban, is a banned terrorist organisation primarily based alongside the Afghan-Pakistan border.
There have been studies that the Afghan Taliban had let out some dreaded TTP terrorists, together with Maulvi Faqir Mohammad, after taking up Afghanistan in August.
In an interview to Turkish government-owned TRT World information channel, Imran Khan mentioned there are totally different terror teams which kind the TTP and a few of them need to speak to the Pakistan authorities for peace, Pakistan’s Daybreak Information reported on Friday.
“So, we are in talks with them. It’s a reconciliation process,” the Imran Khan mentioned.
When requested if the federal government was asking the terrorists to put down arms, Imran Khan mentioned, “Yes, we forgive them and they become normal citizens.”
To a query on why the TTP was conducting assaults on Pakistan’s safety forces after they had been in talks with the federal government, he mentioned it was only a “spate of attacks”.
“We might not reach some sort of conclusion or settlement in the end but we are talking,” Imran Khan added.
Responding to a different question on whether or not the Afghan Taliban had been performing as mediators between the TTP and Pakistan, the Imran Khan mentioned: “Since the talks were taking place in Afghanistan, so in that sense, yes.”
The Taliban swept throughout Afghanistan in August, seizing management of just about all key cities and cities within the backdrop of withdrawal of the US forces that started on Could 1.
On August 15, the capital metropolis of Kabul fell to the terrorists. The Taliban claimed victory over opposition forces within the final holdout province of Panjshir on September 6, finishing their takeover of Afghanistan three weeks after capturing Kabul.
The Taliban have put in place a hardline interim 33-member so-called “Cabinet” that has no ladies and consists of a number of UN-designated terrorists. The Taliban final dominated Afghanistan from 1996 to 2001.
Earlier in September, Pak President Arif Alvi had urged that the Pakistani authorities may think about giving an amnesty to these terrorists of the TTP who had not remained concerned in “criminal activities” and who laid down their weapons and agreed to stick to the Pakistani Structure.