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Ahmad Massoud Says Afghan Resistance Ready For Talks If Taliban Withdraw From Panjshir

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Ahmad Massoud Says Afghan Resistance Ready For Talks If Taliban Withdraw From Panjshir

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On September 5, leader of the Afghan resistance Ahmad Massoud Jr. expressed his readiness to hold talks with the Taliban if the group withdraw all of its fighters from Panjshir and Andarab.

“The National Resistance Front is ready to stop the war immediately in order to achieve stable peace, if the Taliban group ends its military attacks and movements in Panjshir and Andarab,” Ahmad Massoud said in a statement. “The National Resistance Front is committed to peacefully resolving differences with the Taliban in accordance with the principles of religion and morality, and is confident that the future system of the country will work with the Taliban and other groups and sects representing the Afghan people.”

The statement was a response to Afghan religious scholars who offered mediation between resistance forces in Panjshir and the Taliban which launched a large-scale offensive in the northeastern province earlier this week.

Currently, at least four of Panjshir’s seven districts are in the hands of the Taliban. The group’s fighters captured Shutal, Paryan, Onaba and Khenj over the last three days.

A few hours before Massoud’s statement, heavy clashes between resistance forces and Taliban fighters were reported in the districts of Rukha and Bazarak. The last hosts the main headquarters of the resistance.

Resistance forces in Panjshir appear to be on the brink of collapse. Yet, the Taliban will not likely miss a chance to secure a political settlement with Ahmad Massoud Jr. Only such agreement could guarantee the group a stable control over Panjshir and the rest of northeastern Afghanistan.

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cocacola

They changed their tune so quickly. Wonder why.

Solitario

Soon Bazarak Will be taken.

north K

massoud needs to get the best deal he can while still being alive. afghanistan is landlocked and surrounded by russia, iran, china and pakistan. he can’t hold up in mountains in afghanistan for long with no supplies coming in his way.

Thomas Malthaus

Is Massoud missing a leg to stand on?

JIMI JAMES

ORR,poor cia homosexual wannabe teorrist of the nwo,has no power anywhere anymore,he,he,he losa:

Ukraine uber alles

resistance betrayed by biden and poodle putin again. enjoy the terrorists coming over your border russian dogs, it will be payback for armenia

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