Pakistan had earlier denied all the allegations against their coalition with Taliban,but in a recent press conference Taliban leader Zabihullah Mujahid said that Pakistan is their Second home and they want ties improved with them.Later Mujahid also pointed at Indo-pak issues and asked both the governments to sit together and have words with each other.
Insurgent Group Wants Good Ties With India
A spokesperson of the Taliban said on Wednesday that Pakistan “is like a second home” for the insurgent group and vowed to deepen trade and strategic ties with the neighbouring country. The spokesperson, Zabihullah Mujahid, also said that Taliban want good ties with India.
Mujahid claimed to restore peace in Afghanistan and had asked the Indian government to cooperate with them as they want to sustain relations with India and maintain a good friendship.
Pakistan Second Home For Taliban
“Afghanistan shares its borders with Pakistan. We are traditionally aligned when it comes to religion, the people of both the countries mingle with each other. So we are looking forward to further deepening of ties with Pakistan,” Mujahid said during an interview
He also said that Pakistan has no role to play in Taliban’s offensive to capture Afghanistan, saying the neighbouring country has never “interfered” in their affairs.
Amid speculations around government formation in Afghanistan, the Taliban spokesperson said they want a government that is strong and based on Islam and which all Afghans are part of and said that they are determined to form a government before US leaves the country.Mujahid further said that Pakistan and India should sit together to resolve their outstanding issues, adding that Taliban desire good relations with all the countries, including India.