ISLAMABAD, May 29 (Alliance News): A UN Security Council report warns of threats to Pakistan’s security from the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) in Afghanistan Are dark
According to foreign media, in the 1988 annual report, the Taliban Sanction Committee’s oversight team reported that the TTP was linked to the Afghan Taliban.
He explained that the group had benefited from the overthrow of the Ghani government last year and was in touch with other groups from Afghanistan.
The report also said that about 4,000 fighters of the banned Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) are based in the southeastern and eastern regions bordering Pakistan and Afghanistan and a large group of foreign fighters has been formed here.
This is the team’s first report to the committee since the Taliban took control of Kabul last year. The Security Council requested that in addition to the International Atomic Energy Agency’s ongoing inspections in Iran, that it monitor Iran’s compliance with “the steps required by the IAEA Board”.
Coincidentally, the report comes at a time when the third phase of talks between the Pakistani government and the TTP has begun.
The first round of talks between Pakistan and the banned group began last year, which resulted in a month-long ceasefire. The ban was lifted.
The TTP subsequently resumed attacks on Pakistani forces, with figures from the Pakistan Institute of Peace Studies showing that there have been about 46 attacks this year, most of them on law enforcement personnel. Done
At least 79 people were killed in the attacks.
On March 30, the outlawed TTP, following a strategy adopted during the US war in Afghanistan, declared an “offensive operation” against the security forces.
It is believed that the peace agreement between the two sides was reached with the cooperation of Taliban Interior Minister Sirajuddin Haqqani.
The TTP, meanwhile, extended the ceasefire by announcing it on the eve of Eid, following the release of several executed commandos by Pakistan.
The negotiation phase, in which the Pakistani delegation was led by Corps Commander Peshawar Lieutenant General Faiz Hamid, ended with the two sides presenting their demands.
The TTP called for the withdrawal of security forces from the former tribal areas, annulment of integration in FATA’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, withdrawal of cases against its fighters, their release and introduction of a Shariah-based ‘Nizam-e-Adl’ in Malakand Division. What was demanded?
On the other hand, the security forces said that these demands are unacceptable and their acceptance would mean surrender of the state, but still the government delegation has entered the third phase of negotiations.
Under the latest phase, the ruling party’s first priority is to extend the ceasefire, which expires on May 30.
However, the Pakistani side has maintained complete silence on the talks.
The UN report warns that “the group (TTP) is focused on a long-term campaign against the Pakistani state”, meaning that “ceasefire agreements have a limited chance of success”.
The report specifically notes that the TTP, recently revived through the withdrawal of 17 divided groups, believes that maintaining a tough stance in talks with the Pakistani government It will help maintain unity in the ranks.
Sirajuddin Haqqani’s Haqqani Network is said to be free of factionalism within the Afghan Taliban, acting as a mediator in the process Highlights influence.
The report observed that compared to other foreign militant groups, the TTP benefited the most from the Taliban’s occupation last year and used the opportunity to carry out attacks and operations in Pakistan.
The report further states that the TTP exists as a single force like most foreign terrorists, instead of feeling pressured to integrate its fighters with the Taliban.