ISLAMABAD: Afghan Taliban appoint foreigner minister asked Pakistan to see for causes behind militant violence in their country instead of blaming Afghanistan.
Amir Khan Muttaki’s comments come days after Pakistan said the attackers who organized a terrorist attack on Monday, which killed 101 people. people in Peshawar arranged attack on Afghan land.
During the opening ceremony of the narcological center in capital of Kabul on On Wednesday, Muttaki asked Islamabad to launch a serious investigation into the mosque bombing on Monday. in Peshawar.
He insisted that Afghanistan was not the center for terrorism, stating that if that were the case, the attacks would also taken place in Another countries.
“If anyone says that Afghanistan is the center for terrorism, they also they say terrorism has no borders,” Muttaki said. “If terrorism came from Afghanistan, it also affected China, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan or Iran.”
“We must cooperate with together, instead of blaming each other,” he said. “Both countries brothers to each other and must work in peaceful environment together.”
Authorities in Pakistan said on Wednesday, death number of victims of a suicide bombing at a mosque on Monday in Peshawar increased by one up to 101. None clear how the bomber was able to slip into the walled police station in high security zone with Another government building.
Defense Minister Khawaja Mohammad Asif on Tuesday blamed TTP of carrier out in attack saying they are operating from neighboring Afghanistan. He demanded that the Afghan Taliban take action against them.
The TTP commander had previously claimed responsibility, but the spokesman for in group later suspended the TTP from the massacre, claiming it was not hers policy to attack mosques.
For nearly 20year US war against taliban uprising in Afghanistan, militant groups flourished in tribal regions of Pakistan along the border and around Peshawar. Like the Taliban, they took root among ethnic Pashtuns who do up majority in in region and in in city.
Some groups were encouraged by Pakistan’s intelligence agencies. But others turned their guns against in government, angered by tight security measures and frequent US airstrikes in borders region against al-Qaeda and other militants.
Chief among the anti-government group was TTP. In the late 2000s and early 2010s, he led a violent campaign of violence across the country. Peshawar was the stage of one of the bloodiest TTP attacks in 2014, on army-run public the school where about 150 people died of they are schoolchildren.