'Pakistani Diplomats Sweat & Look Down When They Present Taliban To Outside World': Afghan VP Saleh

'Pakistani Diplomats Sweat & Look Down When They Present Taliban To Outside World': Afghan VP Saleh

by Swarajya Staff - Sunday, July 25, 2021 10:25 AM IST
'Pakistani Diplomats Sweat & Look Down When They Present Taliban To Outside World': Afghan VP SalehAmrullah Saleh, Vice President of Afghanistan

Afghanistans Vice President Amrullah Saleh has hit out at Pakistan for supporting the Taliban, stating that an alliance of Taliban, LeT, Al-Qaeda and madrasa volunteers use the ISI trail to infiltrate.

In a series of tweets, Saleh said, "How the Talibs sustain the war? They sustain it through GHQ/ISI supply trail. An alliance of Talibs, LeT, Al-Qaeda & Madrasa volunteers use the trail to infiltrate. Without this trail, Talibs will lose it in a matter of weeks. ANDS has lost equipment but NOT ammo depots. None."

Saleh also hit out at the National Security Advisor of Pakistan, Moeed Yusuf.

"The National Security / Insecurity Advisor of Pakistan believes Quetta Shura is elected and the government in Kabul is imposed. No effort by him or his colleagues will wash the stain of Afg blood from the forehead of Pak agencies. GHQ/ISI supply trail to terror must stop," Saleh said.

Saleh was responding to a tweet by Yusuf on spoilers in Kabul.

"Vitriolic & delusional statements from some spoilers in Kabul who, unfortunately for our Afghan brothers and sisters, are imposed on them as their senior officials & are constantly attempting to vitiate bilateral relations on purpose to deflect attention from their own failures," Yusuf had said.

Saleh said the Taliban are already a liability for Pakistani diplomats.

"Talibs are already a hard sell & a liability for Pak diplomats of integrity & dignity. Portraying Talibs of 2021 as changed & better is a mission next to impossible. We know that some Pak diplomats sweat & look down when they present Talibs to the outside world. Understandable," Saleh said.

Earlier on Wednesday (21 July), Saleh had attached an image of the Pakistani Army surrendering to the Indian Army in 1971 in his tweet.

The famous picture was taken while Pakistan Army's Lieutenant General A A K Niazi signed the Instrument of Surrender in Dhaka on 16 December 1971.

"We don't have such a picture in our history and won't ever have," said Saleh said in the tweet.

"Yes, yesterday I flinched for a friction of a second as a rocket flew above & landed few meters away," the Afghan VP said, referring to the rocket attacks that took place on Tuesday (20 July) while President Ashraf Ghani and others were offering Namaz on the occasion of Eid-ul-Adha at the Presidential Palace in Kabul.

With IANS Inputs

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