Skip to comments.Pak's TTP maintains ties with Taliban as its 6,000 terrorists still in Afghanistan: UN report
Posted on 08/28/2021 11:58:14 AM PDT by nuconvert
Pakistan based terror group Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan has maintained ties with the Taliban as about 6,000 of its terrorists are on the Afghan side of the border, Dawn reported citing a report prepared for the United Nations Security Council (UNSC).
The 28th report of the UN Analytical Support and Sanctions Monitoring Team says that terrorists from a variety of countries and militant groups continue to operate in Afghanistan.
"The Monitoring Team continues to estimate the number of foreign terrorist fighters to be approximately between 8,000 and 10,000, mainly comprised of individuals from Central Asia, the north Caucasus region of the Russian Federation, Pakistan and the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region of China, among others," the report notes.
Afghanistan’s representative said that with the departure of foreign troops nearly complete, the Taliban and their foreign associates are fighting to turn the country, once again, into a safe haven for transnational terrorism. Indeed, the scale, scope and timing of the Taliban’s military offensive is akin to an invasion unprecedented in the last 30 years. Since mid-April, these groups have launched more than 5,500 attacks in 31 of 34 provinces. Twenty groups — including Al-Qaida and Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL/Da’esh) — are fighting alongside the Taliban against the Afghan population and security forces.
“This is not a civil war, but a war of criminalized and terrorist networks fought on the backs of Afghans,” he warned.
“We will not accept a military takeover of Afghanistan,” the United States representative asserted, adding that the Taliban will become an international pariah if it chooses such a path. International support to any future Government depends on adherence to inclusive participation, fair elections, human rights protections, counter-terrorism commitments and compliance with international law, he said, pledging his country’s continued support for the Afghan people, as it continues withdrawing its troops and going forward."
Link to Aug. 6, 2021 UN Sec. Council meeting
The Army Times reports the Taliban wants the Is to maintain a diplomatic mission plus provide airport personnel
Apparently Joe is actually thinking about doing this stupid thing
That's rich, seeing how the people in Afghanistan rejected our military takeover...
I’m less disturbed by a Pakistani terrorist group having ties to the Taliban than by Pakistan’s intelligence service, the ISI, maintaining ties with the Taliban.
9/11/21 will be something special
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