Any Sustainable Solution In Afghanistan Must Include Pakistan: Us Senator


Any sustainable answer in Afghanistan should embody Pakistan, a senior Republican Senator has stated. We all should keep in mind (that) Pakistan is a nuclear-armed nation, and there’s a Pakistan model of the Taliban who needs to topple the Pakistani authorities and army, Senator Lindsay Graham tweeted, in an obvious reference to Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP).

Therefore, “any sustainable answer in Afghanistan should embody Pakistan,” he said, adding that these are “very dangerous times”. The TTP, generally referred to as Pakistani Taliban, is a banned militant group primarily based alongside the Afghan-Pakistan border. It has carried out quite a lot of main terror assaults throughout Pakistan and reportedly been utilizing Afghan soil to plot terrorist assaults in that nation. Several hardcore TTP terrorists have been reportedly launched by the Taliban in Afghanistan after they seized Kabul.

Graham stated he spoke with the US Ambassador to Pakistan in regards to the state of affairs in Afghanistan. “Very a lot admire the efforts of the Pakistani authorities to help with the evacuation of US residents, our allies, and different nations, he stated.

Meanwhile, Congressman Mike Waltz and Senator Lindsey Graham in a joint assertion urged President Joe Biden to recognise the opposition forces within the Panjshir Valley. After talking with Afghan Vice President Amrullah Saleh and representatives of Ahmad Massoud, we’re calling on the Biden administration to recognise these leaders because the respectable authorities representatives of Afghanistan. We ask the Biden administration to recognise that the Afghan Constitution continues to be intact, and the Afghan Taliban takeover is illegitimate, they stated. 

These leaders selected to remain and combat for the freedoms of the Afghan individuals and oppose extremism. They have established a protected haven within the Panjshir Valley for Americans left behind, US allies, and people looking for freedom from Afghan Taliban rule, the lawmakers famous. “They can even be on the entrance traces within the combat in opposition to international Islamic Extremism, which is able to proceed to plot assaults in opposition to the West within the wake of our withdrawal from the area, they stated. 

Demanding that President Biden ought to designate the Afghan Taliban as a international terrorist organisation, the lawmakers urged him to “publicly assist Congressional efforts to face with our mates within the Panjshir Valley who will function a bulwark in opposition to regional terror”.

(PTI)




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