Talibans Take their decisions on their own: FM

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Abu Dhabi, April 20 (Online): Foreign Minister (FM) Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said Taliban take their decisions on their own but Pakistan will make every possible effort to persuade them.

“ staying as part of Afghan peace process is in the national interest of Taliban”, he said this in an interview with a foreign news agency here.

Taliban have succeeded considerably in the matter of pull out of foreign forces, he said adding pull out of foreign forces from Afghanistan will take place as date has been given for it. Foreign forces pull out will continue till September 11.

He underlined if Afghan peace process remains deadlocked then violence can escalate in Afghanistan.

He disclosed that Pakistan has completed the fencing work with Afghanistan by 90 percent which will be completed till September.

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