You would face what you have never imagined, Taliban warn US

Sunday, 15 April 2018 03:01 Written by  Read 83 times

Afghan Taliban on Saturday strongly reacted to former CIA Director and US President Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, statement before Senate foreign relations committee, saying the US leaders would face what they had never imagined in Afghanistan, Afghan Islamic Press reported.
In his nomination statement before the US senate foreign relations committee, Mike Pompeo said Afghanistan remained unstable and the US needed to stay in Afghanistan till the elimination of terror threat.
He said he had presented the plan to the US president to stay longer in Afghanistan.
“They repeated the old statements and attempted to deceive the US nation and hide the realties that they have no chance of their advancement,” Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said in statement emailed to the media.
He said only Afghans would win the war, adding the only solution to the war was to intensify resistance against the “occupation”.
“The coming [solar year] would be worst for the Americans and their Afghan hirelings.Their killing would be increased. The US leaders would witness what they have never imagined,” the statement reads.
Meanwhile, Chief of Staff of US Army General Mark Milley has said presence of terror centers in Pakistan is a threat to war on terrorism and peace cannot be restored to Afghanistan until these centers are eliminated.
Asking for putting more pressure on Pakistan, he alleged that terrorist leaders, training and recruitment centers are there.

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