Taliban outfit has asked the new U.S. administration to review its policy in Afghanistan and withdraw all the foreign forces from the insurgency-plagued country, a local news agency reported on Sunday.
“The Taliban militants group in Afghanistan has asked President Donald Trump to review the Afghanistan policy and not to follow the previous approaches,” Kaama Press said in a report.
Taliban group in a statement received by the news agency warned that, “Violence in Afghanistan will continue if the Trump administration continued to follow the approaches of the previous U.S. administrations led by Obama and George Bush.”
The war in Afghanistan begun with the invasion of the U.S.-led coalition forces against Taliban regime, accused of harboring the then al-Qaida leader Osama Bin Laden, the alleged mastermind of 9/11 attacks in late 2001.
Taliban militants fighting the Afghan government and the U.S.-led coalition forces stationed in Afghanistan believe that the conflict in their country will not end unless and until all the foreign forces leave the country.
U.S. President Donald Trump, after taking oath on Friday, has spoke by video link with American forces stationed in Afghanistan and hailed their mission in fighting terrorism in the country. Enditem