Gilani didn’t refuse to head peace body: party
Reports by some media outlets about Gilani’s refusal to be chairman of the council are baseless, a statement from the party said, blaming some unnamed groups for trying to hinder the peace process.
Prof. Burhanuddin Rabbani, the government’s chief peace negotiator, was assassinated in a suicide attack on Sept. 20, 2011. The council has since been leaderless.
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