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Taliban can't decide on peace process: NSC

Taliban can't decide on peace process: NSC

Sep 28, 2011 - 20:45

KABULinfo-icon (PANinfo-icon): The assassination of High Peace Councilinfo-icon chairman, Burhanuddin Rabbani, has proved the Talibaninfo-icon are not authorised to take a decision on reconciliation, the National Security Council said on Wednesday.

Despite the exchange of high-level visits and efforts at mending bilateral ties with Pakistaninfo-icon, the government in Islamabad had taken no concrete step toward eliminating militant sanctuaries, the president's office said.

The two vice-presidents, key jihadi commanders, such as Sibghatullah Mujaddedi, Abdur Rab Rassoul Sayyaf, Pir Mohammad Gilani, Mohammad Mohaqiq, parliamentarians and other high-ranking officials participated in the NSC meeting.

Participants said if the Taliban were used as a tool of proxy war and played into the hands of Inter-Services Intelligence (ISIinfo-icon), then the Pakistani government should enter reconciliation parleys with Afghanistaninfo-icon, a statement from the Presidential Palace said.

Jihadi leaders and political figures supported the proposed strategic cooperation pact with the United States. However, they stressed complete respect for Afghanistan's sovereignty and protection of core national interests.

The peace process, the security situation in the country and strategic relations with the US, Europe Union, Britain, NATOinfo-icon and India figured at the meeting, according to the statement.




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