Taliban To Help Pakistan Take Kashmir: Pak PM Imran Khan's Party Leader
A leader of the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government said that the Taliban had announced that they will help Pakistan to claim Kashmir.
Islamabad: Neelam Irshad Sheikh, a leader of the ruling Pakistani Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has admitted to the Pakistan military's close ties with the Taliban on national television. The leader talked about Pakistan's anti-India agenda and their plans to take Kashmir with the help of the Taliban during an on-air television show.
During a TV news debate, the PTI leader openly revealed Pakistan's intention to come together with the Taliban is to claim Kashmir.
"The Taliban are saying that they are with us and they will help us in Kashmir," said Sheikh.
"Madam, do you realise what you have said. You have no idea what you have said. For God's sake ma'am, this show will air around the world. This will be viewed in India," the news anchor said in an attempt to take control of the situation.
However, Sheikh remained unbothered and added that "Taliban will help us because they have been mistreated."
Earlier, the Pakistani government and its intelligence service were accused of backing the Taliban by the Afghan government.
In an older statement, the Taliban had said that Kashmir is India's 'internal and biliteral' issue.
Recently, the Taliban had taken over Kabul with the collapse of the Afghan government. In a recent news conference in Afghanistan, Taliban spokesperson Zabihullah Mujahid had declared that the "war" is over. The war has started two decades ago following the invasion of the United States.
In recent news, a rally was organised by the supporters of the Taliban, with LeT and JeM outfits coming out in support of the Taliban, in Pakistan-Occupied-Kashmir (POK).