Islamabad: With the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) creating widespread havoc with nearly every day assaults against the safety forces, Pakistan has been begging the Afghan Taliban to stop the banned group from utilizing Afghanistan as their protected haven.
In latest months, the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has stepped up assaults against safety forces throughout Pakistan. While a lot of the assaults have taken place in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan provinces, Punjab – the heartland of Pakistan – has additionally been focused.
However, it has emerged from the efforts by the Pakistan authorities that the Taliban administration of Afghanistan nonetheless sticks to its earlier stance that the one solution to resolve the TTP challenge is thru dialogue, The Express Tribune quoted officers as saying.
Pakistan pursued peace talks with the fear outfit on the request of the Afghan Taliban.
Initially, the talks produced some outcomes because the group agreed to a ceasefire in return for Pakistan permitting sure TTP members to return dwelling.
The ceasefire, nevertheless, collapsed after the TTP continued to focus on safety officers, ramping up their assaults in latest months.
In the final three months alone, the TTP, which needs to impose Islamic Sharia legislation throughout Pakistan, has claimed accountability for over 150 assaults against the safety forces.
The flurry of assaults compelled the nation’s civil and army management to revisit the Afghan technique.
Earlier this month, the National Security Committee (NSC) held an prolonged assembly for 2 days to debate the spike in terrorist assaults.
The civil and army management determined to not pursue talks with the TTP and conveyed the identical to the Afghan Taliban.
The Express Tribune quoted sources as saying that in line with the choice of NSC, the Afghan authorities was informed that Kabul must neutralise the TTP risk as promised in the Doha settlement in addition to bilateral conferences between the 2 nations.
To keep away from any deterioration in ties, Pakistan persuaded the Afghan Taliban behind closed doorways.
The Afghan Taliban authorities, which depends closely on Pakistan’s essential assist, was knowledgeable that the failure to handle the TTP challenge would solely complicate bilateral ties between the 2 neighbours, forcing Islamabad to halt cooperation.
Sources, nevertheless, informed the newspaper that the Afghan Taliban authorities was adamant that Pakistan should pursue talks with the TTP.
Islamabad was informed that Kabul’s precedence was to deal with teams like Daesh, that are posing a direct risk to their rule.
As far because the TTP is worried, the difficulty will be finest handled politically by Pakistan, steered the federal government in Kabul.
Pakistan, nevertheless, has set sure crimson strains for any talks with the TTP. Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah earlier mentioned that Pakistan may discuss to the TTP in the event that they surrendered and accepted the writ of the state.
Sources mentioned the Afghan Taliban in non-public conferences had been prepared to handle Pakistan’s issues however had been reluctant to take any action against them due to their shut hyperlinks with the TTP.
Hence, the Afghan authorities has saved urging Pakistan to pursue talks, the paper reported.
The TTP was arrange in 2007 as the primary militant group and carried out dozens of assaults on safety forces and civilians.
Pakistan had hoped that the Taliban authorities would assist to restrain the monster however the hope has not materialised.
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