Taliban chief forms commission to 'end TTP violence in Pakistan'

01:46 PM | 23 Aug, 2021
Taliban chief forms commission to 'end TTP violence in Pakistan'

ISLAMABAD – Afghan Taliban have formed a high-powered commission to settle the issues of TTP with Pakistani authorities and return to the country along with their families in exchange for a possible amnesty.

Report of VOA quoting sources said the three-member commission, formed by Taliban chief Haibatullah Akhundzada, aimed to look into Pakistan’s concerns about the outlawed Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan as the militants used Afghan soil to stage terror attacks in Pakistan.

It further stated that TTP leaders, who renew the pledge to continue their war against Pakistan’s security forces and to take control of the border regions, were being warned by the recently formed commission to settle their problems with Pakistani authorities and to return to the country along with their families.

Meanwhile, Taliban officials have not publicly commented on the matter however according to Feb. 2020 deal between the Taliban and the US, the insurgents will not be allowed to permit regional or transnational terror groups to use Afghan soil.

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