Skip to main content

Video conference of Mike Pompeo and Mullah Baradar, Discussion on release of prisoners

Mullah Baradar, head of the Taliban's political office in Qatar, spoke via video conference with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday evening. The Taliban say the two leaders discussed Afghan peace and the release of prisoners. The Islamic State militant group has claimed responsibility for a prison attack in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad. Sohail Shaheen, a spokesman for the Taliban's Doha office, wrote on his Twitter account: He said that both sides considered the release of the remaining prisoners of the Islamic Emirate important for the start of talks. The US Secretary of State also welcomed the ceasefire announced by the Islamic Emirate on the occasion of Eid-ul-Adha. The Taliban are talking about releasing the remaining prisoners as the government convenes a consultative Loya Jirga next Friday to decide their fate. The Afghan government says the Taliban's "list of five prisoners" includes five people involved in serious crimes, and that they will not be released. Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani had said on the occasion of Eid-ul-Adha that as president he has no authority to pardon or release these people and that is why the matter was referred to the Consultative Loya Jirga. The Taliban say they have talked to Mike Pompeo about releasing the remaining Taliban prisoners. Another Taliban spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, told the media in a statement that the Taliban had not violated the ceasefire anywhere in the past three days and had only stopped the construction of Afghan security forces checkpoints.

Bombing and prison attack

Although the first two days of Eid were relatively peaceful, four people were killed on the third day of the attack on the Jalalabad provincial jail, in addition to the four attackers. However, ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attack. But a spokesman for Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, Sediq Sediqqi, told a news conference in Kabul on Monday that security agencies would find out later who was behind the attack. Local officials say. Several prisoners who escaped during the attack have been rescued, but a member of Nangarhar's provincial council says many political prisoners have escaped. Provincial sources told that hundreds of detainees have not been identified since the attack and are thought to have escaped. Nasir Kamwal, a member of Nangarhar's provincial council, said his reports indicated that most of the fugitives were political prisoners.


Popular posts from this blog

China wants to see Pakistan lead Muslim countries

  China wants to see Pakistan lead Muslim countries China says Pakistan is the only Muslim country with a nuclear power that wants to lead the Muslim world, diplomatic sources said. China wants Pakistan to lead the Muslim world. According to the details, China raises its voice in support of Pakistan at every opportunity. Once again, China has raised its voice in support of Pakistan. Diplomatic sources say that China wants Pakistan, the only nuclear power among Muslim countries, to lead Muslim countries. It is currently circulating in the media that China is going to form a new bloc in the region and China's inclination towards Iran is also a link in the same chain. Beijing is close to finalizing a 25-year strategic partnership agreement with Tehran over a 400 billion investment. China has an important opportunity to increase its importance in Muslim countries in order to increase its influence in the region. Pakistan did not even attend the Kuala Lumpur summit under pressure

Pakistan and Saudi Arabia: Kashmir issue or demand for repayment of loans?

 While the Corona epidemic has had a profound effect on the global health system, the virus has also hit the economies of most countries, and now even prosperous countries are worried about their spending. A clear example of this is the oil-dependent Arab countries, especially Saudi Arabia. Relations between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia and the economic situation in Saudi Arabia have been hotly debated on social media these days. The talk started with a statement by the Foreign Minister of Pakistan on Kashmir. Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said in a program on private TV channel ARY, "I am telling this friend today that Pakistan's Muslims and Pakistanis who are ready to die fighting for your integrity and sovereignty Today, they are asking you to play the leadership role that the Muslim Ummah is expecting from you. Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that OIC should not play a policy of blindfold and rescue. He said that a meeting of foreign ministers should be conve

Attack on Saudi Arabia, Pakistan strongly condemns

  Attack on Saudi Arabia, Pakistan strongly condemns Pakistan has strongly condemned missile and drone strikes on Saudi Arabia by Houthi rebels. Pakistan reiterated its full support and solidarity with Saudi Arabia and demanded an immediate end to such attacks. Pakistan appreciated successful deterrence of drone and missile strikes. The Arab League had thwarted another drone and ballistic missile attack by Houthi rebels yesterday. Through dynamite-laden drones attempts were made to target southern Saudi Arabia and the ballistic missile was fired at Jazan. Both attacks were destroyed before reaching the destination. Yesterday, PML-N President Shahbaz Sharif strongly condemned the missile and drone attack on Saudi Arabia, calling it an attack on the entire Ummah. In his statement, Shahbaz Sharif said that the security, geographical integrity and sovereignty of the Holy Hijaz is dearer to every Muslim than his own life. Attacking Saudi Arabia is tantamount to attacking the entire Um