Afghan President Ashraf Ghani responds over peace deal with Afghan Taliban
KABUL - Afghan President Ashraf Ghani responds over peace deal with Afghan Taliban under the present circumstances of terrorism.
Peace with the Taliban is “meaningless”, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said on Thursday, hours after a powerful car bombing by the Taliban in the nation’s capital, Kabul, killed at least ten civilians.
It was the second major deal attack in less than a week by the hardline group that has already reached “agreement in principle” with the US following nine months of talks in the Gulf state of Qatar.
Today’s attack in Kabul which took place only few meters away from NATO military compound and US embassy killed at least ten people including two foreign soldiers with one of them believed to be an American and wounded 42 others.
Mr. Ghani condemned today’s attack by the Taliban as a criminal act and called on the international community not to stay silent towards such attacks by the militant group.
“Seeking peace with this group who is still pursuing the killing of the innocent people is meaningless,” President Ghani said in a statement.