ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is keeping a normal involvement with the Covering Taliban for safeguarding the country’s security passions, said armed forces spokesman Maj Gen Babar Iftikhar on Monday.
The Inter-Services Public Relations director general added that Pakistan was satisfied with the guarantees expanded by the Taliban pertaining to peace and protection.
In an interview released by Urdu Information, the DG ISPR said: “The Taliban have reiterated on numerous events that no group or terrorist organisation will certainly be enabled to utilize Afghan territory for any terrorist activity against any country, including Pakistan. We have no reason to doubt their objectives, which is why we remain in continuous touch with them to shield our national rate of interest.”
One of the country’s major concerns has actually been the visibility of the outlawed Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) in Afghanistan.
We remain in constant touch with the group to protect our national rate of interests, says Maj Gen Babar
Although there has actually been no commitment thus far by the Covering Taliban concerning any type of activity against the TTP existing on their region, the former had declared it would not enable anybody to use their territory against any country.
There have additionally been discussions between the Pakistani authorities as well as the Afghan Taliban regarding brand-new border control steps to avoid unwanted components from crossing the border right into Pakistan. There has been a substantial uptick in TTP attacks given that the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan. However, Pakistani authorities are not ready responsible the Afghan Taliban for that and also commonly claim it is too early to expect them to develop their writ in the bordering locations as well as remain in complete control of the circumstance.
In his Urdu Information interview, Gen Babar emphasized the development being made in fencing the 2,600-km-long boundary with Afghanistan.
“Our goal has actually constantly been far better monitoring on this side of the boundary. Fencing the Pakistan-Afghan border was a major duty as a result of the region’s terrain and various other troubles. Despite all the troubles, Pakistan has actually completed the fence service 90 percent of the boundary. Boundary monitoring is regularly boosting and we are enthusiastic that it will certainly be fully secured in the future,” he kept.
Referring to the coverage of the loss of the last holdout region of Panjshir by a section of Indian media, the military spokesperson said Indian media throve on fake information and also fabricated tales.