US claims Afghan Taliban leadership present in Quetta, Peshawar


KABUL: United States Army General John W. Nicholson Jr. has claimed that the top leadership of Afghan Taliban is present in Quetta and Peshawar.

He made the claim during an interview to an Afghan television channel.

Nicholson said that US is aware that Taliban leadership is present in Peshawar and Quetta.

The US Army general stated that safe havens of terrorists outside Pakistan have to be destroyed.

Nicholson also accused Pakistan of not taking action against terrorists’ safe havens.

He said that America’s national security is linked with success in Afghanistan.

Answering a question, he said that crisis in Afghanistan can be resolved in a diplomatic manner.
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Story first published: 27th August 2017

Originally Posted on SamaaNews


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