Pakistan’s premier intelligence agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) wanted Taliban leader Mullah Mansour to destroy school, bridges and roads in Afghanistan, an article published in the New York Times claims.
The former Afghan President Hamid Karzai has said the so-called Durand Line will never be recognised as official border between Afghanistan and Pakistan.
The United States has said Washington supports an Afghan-led peace process while responding to Taliban’s call for direct talks with US.
Pakistani Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar said Wednesday that Pakistan will control all traffic from Afghanistan through six dedicated routes by 2020.
Pakistan’s acting permanent representative in UN has said that Taliban is not reorganizing in Pakistan during winter period and, such allegations are totally rejected.
Afghanistan and Azerbaijan have a common understanding of regional problems and issues and are joining forces to tackle them, Afghan envoy said.
At least six Taliban leaders have left the Quetta city of Pakistan along with their family members and have shifted to Helmand province, Kandahar’s police chief General Abdul Raziq said.
India and Tajikistan are committed to helping Afghanistan in its peace process, Indian President Pranab Mukherjee has said.
Officials in Pentagon have said that US continues to be clear with Pakistan about steps it should take to deny safe havens it provides for terrorists and extremist groups.
The US Forces Afghanistan (USFOR-A) marked the second anniversary of a deadly attack on Pakistan’s northern Peshawar Army school that left over 130 children dead.