By Farhad Naibkhel-KABUL: Taliban insurgents refused to stop violence during the holy month of Ramadan, insisting to increase attacks, a response to the government’s demand to ceasefire in the fasting month.
Second Vice President Sarwar Danish asked the Taliban to stop violence during Ramadan month and let the Muslim Afghans to celebrate this holy month in peace and stability.
“If Taliban believe Islam, they must stop violence, terror and killing of innocent people during Ramadan holy month across the country,” Danish said, while introducing the nominees for defense and national directorate of security posts to the legislators.
But the insurgents have said they would not stop attacks during Ramadan.
Danish stated that the government proved honesty regarding peace and reconciliation process through bilateral and quadrilateral talks, but unfortunately, Taliban rejected the clear message.
Taliban not only rejected government’s call, responding that they would attack scholars, parliament members and Afghan innocent people.
Security and defense forces of Afghanistan with recognizing friends and enemy are well prepared and repelled enemy operation every hook across the country.
It is pertained to mention that the government of Afghanistan at the objective of following peace with Taliban has hold meetings through the frame of Quadrilateral Coordination Group in Kabul and Islamabad, but Taliban rejected the demand. Currently, Quadrilateral Coordination Group meeting stopped.