KABUL, Afghanistan – The Taliban have introduced a 14-member negotiating workforce forward of talks this month with U.S. envoy Zalmay Khalilzad, who has been assembly with the insurgents to attempt to finish America’s longest battle.
Mullah Abbas Stanikzai heads the Taliban workforce introduced Monday, which incorporates 5 former inmates of the U.S. jail in Guantanamo Bay who have been launched in 2014 in alternate for a captured American soldier. The workforce additionally consists of Anas Haqqani, the jailed youthful brother of the chief of the Haqqani community, a strong Taliban faction.
Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid stated Haqqani, who’s being held in Kabul, “must be launched to begin work on the negotiating workforce.”
The Taliban refuse to satisfy with the U.S.-backed authorities in Kabul.