Connect with us

Featured

Pakistan Asserting Force and Pressure on Taliban for Peace Negotiations

Published

on

Pakistan has detained some of the senior members of the Taliban, hoping to bring the group to peace negotiations. However, the former ambassador of the Taliban, Zaeef, says that they will not bow down to Pakistan. Are Pakistan’s ‘assertive pressure’ tactics on Taliban going to bring about peace or adversely affect the possibilities of peace?

Pakistan has been orchestrating peace and reconciliation negotiations with the terror group and detaining some senior  members was a hope to bring the negotiations on the table. As reported in Pakistan’s Daily Times, the former ambassador stated:

“Pakistan has increased pressure on the Taliban but they will not accept what Pakistan wants them to do. Pakistan has detained some senior Taliban leaders at a time when efforts are underway in the region to encourage the Taliban to come to the negotiating table”

Afghanistan-Pakistan Action Plan for Peace and SecurityMoves Forward with Taliban Reconciliation Plans

The Afghanistan-Pakistan Action Plan for Peace and Security (APAPPS) are jointly working towards promoting peace and reducing violence in Afghanistan and other key areas affected by terrorism. These plans were recently discussed by the PM of Pakistan with President Ghani. Both leaders support the peace offer made to the terror-group and called them to join the peace and reconciliation process.

Post the Chemical Attack in Douma, Is Israel Instrumenting a US Attack on Syria?

However, Zaeef stated that the group does not want to be a part of any peace process with Pakistan or Iran and instead want to negotiate peace terms directly with the US. The former ambassador was arrested in 2002, in Pakistan, and handed to the US authorities who detained him until 2005. He was on the designated terrorists list until 2010.

An Islamic Government for Taliban

Zaeef also said:

“So far, the Taliban consider the Kabul government an unconstitutional government. Secondly, the Taliban want to liberate Afghanistan from clutches of occupation forces. They want to introduce Islamic government in Afghanistan”

The terror-group is not open to accepting any peace terms, from any nation, unless foreign military forces are out of Afghanistan. They believe that the US forces in Afghanistan are adding to the troubles for the people and the region and blame the US for increasing adversities in the region.

Other News:

Advertisement
Advertisement

Facebook

FEATURED

qatar-saudi qatar-saudi
Featured7 hours ago

Qatar Affirms Its Position On Israel-Palestine Issue; Says Ending Israeli Occupation A Must

Qatar on Sunday said it stands by Palestinians and that the long-standing conflict with Israel should be resolved by addressing...

F-15EX-india F-15EX-india
Featured15 hours ago

No More Rafales! Why Indian Air Force Could Reject Second Batch Of Dassault Rafale Jets?

As the Indian Air Force (IAF) looks to further bolster its aerial fleet after the successful acquisition of French Dassault...

US-CHINA-INDIA-JAPAN US-CHINA-INDIA-JAPAN
Americas19 hours ago

US To Re-Impose Biting UN Sanctions On Iran Despite Global Objections

The US will reimpose biting UN sanctions on Iran that were removed as part of a 2015 nuclear pact struck...

F-35-INDIA F-35-INDIA
Featured20 hours ago

Not J-20s, China Could Field Another ‘Stealth Jet’ To Counter US’ F-35s, Indian Rafales

As tensions boil over Taiwan, the US and China have ramped up efforts in the field of defense innovation as...

army-soldiers army-soldiers
Featured21 hours ago

Amid Afghan Peace Talks, Two Pakistan Army Soldiers Ambushed Near Afghanistan Border

 Two Pakistan Army soldiers were killed on Saturday in a clash with suspected militants near the country’s northwestern border with...

Chinese-Military-Base Chinese-Military-Base
Asia Pacific1 day ago

Is China Threatening To Shoot-Down ‘Civilian Airlines’ Operating Over The South China Sea?

China has warned the US after it flew its ‘spy planes’ over the South China Sea several times electronically disguising...

Demonetization-Narendra-Modi Demonetization-Narendra-Modi
Featured1 day ago

Narendra Modi Second Indian Prime Minister To Win Ig Nobel Prize 2020

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been awarded the Ig Nobel Prize for 2020 for ‘Medical Education’. The award is...

CPEC-Project CPEC-Project
Featured1 day ago

India vs Pakistan: Why Are India’s COVID-19 Cases Inflating While Pakistan Has Almost Overcome The Pandemic?

While India has literally been brought to its knees by the COVID-19 pandemic with almost 100,000 cases reported daily, the...

Sheikh-Mujibur-Rahman-Movie Sheikh-Mujibur-Rahman-Movie
Featured1 day ago

India, Bangladesh, Agree To Enhance Border Patrol, Curb Border Killings

India and Bangladesh on Saturday agreed to launch joint border patrols to curb killings and crimes. in the border region....

INDIAN-ARMY INDIAN-ARMY
Featured2 days ago

Has The Indian Army Captured ‘Pious’ Mount Kailash From China?

An image of the Indian Army soldiers near the sacred Mount Kailash is being shared on social media which is...

Advertisement