Neither Imran Khan gave much information about the ‘talks’ with the Taliban, nor was any information shared by his officials in this regard.
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan
The ‘friendship’ of Pakistan and Taliban is not hidden from anyone and now it is slowly coming in front of the world. This is the reason why Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that he has ‘started talks’ with the Taliban for the formation of an inclusive government in Afghanistan. Imran said, he insisted on the inclusion of Tajiks, Hazaras and Uzbeks in the new government. This statement from the Pakistani PM came at a time when SCO members demanded representation for all ethnic, religious and political groups in the new government.
After coming to power in Afghanistan on 15 August, the Taliban promised an inclusive government. However, neither the Hazara community nor women were represented in the interim government with a 33-member cabinet. Imran said, “After a long meeting in Dushanbe with the leaders of Afghanistan’s neighboring countries, and especially with the President of Tajikistan, Emomali Rahmoni, I called on the Taliban for an inclusive Afghan government to include Tajiks, Hazaras and Uzbeks. Have started talks with.’
What did Imran Khan say?
However, neither Imran gave much information about the ‘conversation’ nor was any information shared by his officials in this regard. In another tweet, Imran said, “After 40 years of conflict, this inclusive government will ensure peace and a stable Afghanistan, which is in the interest of not only Afghanistan but also the region.” Addressing the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit on Friday, Imran had said, the Taliban should fulfill the promises made for an inclusive political structure where all ethnic groups are represented. This is important for the stability of Afghanistan.
SCO supports a free, democratic and peaceful Afghanistan
Imran Khan said that the Taliban must ensure respect for the rights. At the same time, he should also ensure that Afghanistan never again becomes a safe haven for terrorists. SCO leaders issued a joint declaration at the end of the bloc’s annual summit in Tajikistan on Friday. It raised the voice of support for a free, democratic and peaceful Afghanistan free from terrorism, war and drugs. It said that it is very important to have a government in Afghanistan with all ethnic, religion and political groups.
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