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Pakistan Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed said on Tuesday that Pakistan had held talks with the Afghan Taliban on the issue of banned terror group Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) with the hope that the territory of Afghanistan would not be used against it. will go. Ahmed’s remarks came on reports of TTP commanders being released from prisons in the war-torn country after the Taliban took over Afghanistan. TTP or Pakistani Taliban terrorists have carried out major terrorist attacks in Pakistan in recent years.
Ahmed told Geo News, “We talked to the Taliban on the TTP issue and told them that Pakistan will not allow its territory to be used against Afghanistan and it hopes that Afghanistan will also use its territory against Pakistan. Maulana Fakir Mohammad, the former deputy chief of the TTP, was released on Sunday after the Taliban captured Kabul.
Ahmed said militants of the banned TTP and Daesh are present in the mountainous areas of Nuristan and Nighar. The minister said that he cannot disclose to the media what talks Pakistan had with the Taliban. He said, “Earlier, Pakistan was supporting America due to which TTP and (Afghan) Taliban used to agree with each other but now this is not the case.” Responding to another question, the minister said that the border with Afghanistan Pakistan is not facing any refugee crisis on the border. He said, “Pakistan has completed 97-98 percent of the work of fencing the Afghan border. ”
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