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Ulema peace delegation not allowed meeting Taliban in Quetta

Ulema peace delegation not allowed meeting Taliban in Quetta

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Jan 02, 2020 - 19:22

 

KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): Religious scholars who wanted to meet the Talibaninfo-icon’s Quetta Shurainfo-icon members in Quetta have not been allowed by the Pakistani authorities.

Thirty religious scholars calling themselves as the neutral ulemainfo-icon have been in Kandahar provinces from the past two days and held meetings with people and religious scholars.

Mufti Bilal Ahmad, head of the Afghanistaninfo-icon Neutral Ulema Peace Caravan, told Pajhwok Afghan News they visited Spinboldak district on Wednesday and today (Thursday) they visited mosques, seminaries and held meetings with ulema and scholars in Kandahar City.

He said during their visit to Boldak, they wanted to cross the Durand Lineinfo-icon and meet members of the Taliban Quetta Shura in Quetta, but Pakistani authorities did not allow them.

He said they shared the purpose of their visit to Quetta with the Taliban’s Military Commission but they did not receive any response so far.

Mufti Bilal said that as a result of the ongoing fighting, Muslims were being killed and the current war faced Afghanistan with a huge crisis.

They also issued a resolution in which the Afghanistan Neutral Ulema Peace Caravan demanded an immediate ceasefire.

In addition, Afghan government, the Taliban and regional countries had been asked in the resolution to keep the people of Afghanistan fully aware of the ongoing peace effort.

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