Afghanistan warns of hitting terrorist hideouts in Pakistan
KABUL (Pajhwok): Advisor to Chief Executive (CE) Officer has warned that with the help of international community Afghanistan will directly hit militants’ hideouts on the other side of Durand Line if Pakistan fails to dismantle terrorists’ sanctuaries.
Afghanistan and Pakistan relations hit a new low after series of attacks in capital Kabul in recent days that left around 80 persons dead and over 500 wounded.
Sayed Aqa Hussain Fazil Sancharaki, advisor to Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Abdullah Abdullah, said Afghanistan wanted cordial ties with neighboring countries particularly Pakistan and Kabul had stressed on joining hands to tackle terrorism and extremism.
Talking to Pajhwok Afghan News, he said: “We often told Pakistan to demonstrate sincerity in fighting against terrorism otherwise Afghan security forces are capable to eliminate militants’ sanctuaries inside and outside the country.”
The advisor said Afghanistan and international community knew about terrorists’ training centers and hideouts. Afghan security forces would go and eliminate terrorists that posed threat to “our national security,” he noted.
According to Sancharaki, Afghan government wanted Pakistan to bring Afghan Taliban to the table talk and stop supporting them in waging insurgency inside Afghanistan.
Also the government asked the neighboring country to take sincere steps to eradicate terrorism and stop terrorist training centers and facilitating them.
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