Pakistan handed over 27 people suspected of getting ties to the Afghan Taliban and Haqqani Community to Afghanistan final yr, Overseas Workplace (FO) spokesman Dr Mohammad Faisal revealed on Tuesday.
In a collection of tweets, the FO spokesman stated Pakistan is constant to push any suspected Afghan Taliban and Haqqani parts with a view to “forestall them from utilizing our soil for any terrorist exercise in Afghanistan”.
The suspected militants have been handed over to Afghanistan in November 2017, he stated.
The revelation comes as Afghanistan reels from a series of assaults by Afghan Taliban and militant Islamic State (IS) extremists which have put safety and intelligence failures within the highlight.
Faisal additionally talked about that Pakistan has misplaced “seventy five,000 civilians and 6,000 troopers to the scourge of terrorism and suffered $123 billion in financial losses”.
“We now have one of many highest officer-to-soldier casualty price[s] globally,” he wrote.
Individually, in an interview with Radio Pakistan‘s Present Affairs Channel, the FO spokesman stated the Quadrilateral Coordination Group comprising Pakistan, Afghanistan, america and China is probably the most applicable discussion board to advertise the Afghan peace course of.
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Peace couldn’t be achieved in Afghanistan prior to now 17 years regardless of using all types of weapons and ammunition, Faisal stated, including that the Afghan battle can solely be addressed by means of dialogue as army technique has did not show fruitful.
3 times up to now 10 days Taliban and IS militants penetrated closely fortified areas in Kabul to hold out assaults which have killed and wounded lots of of individuals, together with foreigners.
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Within the newest assault on Monday, an IS-claimed attack on an army battalion killed a minimum of eleven troopers. On January 20 the Taliban launched the primary of two large assaults in Kabul: an hours-long assault on a luxury hotel through which no less than 25 individuals have been killed, together with many foreigners.
One week later an ambulance laden with explosives detonated in a crowded street, killing greater than one hundred individuals and wounding tons of extra in one of many deadliest bomb blasts in Kabul in recent times.
In August, Trump concluded a months-lengthy evaluation of America’s technique to win the brutal struggle in Afghanistan, now getting into its seventeenth yr.
The technique referred to as for a rise within the tempo and depth of strikes towards the Taliban, in addition to strain from Pakistan to disclaim the group protected haven.
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