Afghan Taliban helping Pakistan to hold talks with some groups of TTP: PM Khan

In an exclusive interview with Turkey’s TRT World, Prime Minister Imran Khan has revealed that Afghan Taliban are assisting the government in holding talks with the defunct Pakistan Tehreek-i-Taliban (TTP), saying that the Afghan Taliban are playing the role of a mediator.

Prime Minister Imran Khan said that talks were held to disarm the banned TTP. Some Taliban were ready to hold peace talks.

PM Khan told the TRT World that he always stated that there was no military solution to the Afghanistan problem. He said he was ready to offer clemency to the outlawed TTP if they lay down their arms. He said any solution to any problem is talks, not force.

In a tweet, the TRT reporter Ali Mustafa wrote: “In an EXCLUSIVE interview to TRT World the Pakistani PM @ImranKhanPTI says the govt hold talks with Pakistani Taliban to disarm and Afghan Taliban are mediating talks.”

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