Will talk to Pakistan if Afghan Taliban are represented by the country: President Ghani

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Will talk to Pakistan if Afghan Taliban are represented by the country: President Ghani

KABUL - President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has said that the government would talk with Pakistan if the Taliban group is being represented by Pakistan or any other regional country.

He made the remarks after registering as presidential runner in the headquarters of the Independent Election Commission this afternoon, Khaama Press has reported.

“Taliban have two options; to be represented Pakistan and other regional countries, or they should represent themselves as Afghans,” President Ghani said, adding that the Afghan government would negotiate with Pakistan if the Taliban are being represented by Pakistan.

President Ghani also added that the Taliban should return to home if the group prefers a return as Afghans.