FEATURED

Five thousand TTP fighters present in Afghanistan: report


A recent United Nations report says there are between 3,000 and 5,000 Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) fighters in Afghanistan.

Report to the UN Security Council It also covers the activities of extremists in Afghanistan since the Taliban came to power in Afghanistan. The report was prepared by an analytical support and sanction monitoring team working under the auspices of the United Nations and covers the activities of other extremist organizations, including the TTP, from July to December 2021.

A report sent last week states that fighters from the East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM) or Turkestan Islamic Party (TIP) have been fighting in the province of Badakhshan, near the Chinese border, since the Taliban came to power in Afghanistan. Have moved to Baghlan, Takhar and other provinces. The number of militants belonging to these organizations is shown in the report as 200 to 700.

A report released this month by the Analytical Support and Sanction Monitoring Team states that the extremists of these organizations also have close ties to Al Qaeda and the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and that their main target is the region, including Pakistan and Tajikistan. I want to target China's interests.

The report states that there are 3,000 to 5,500 TTP fighters in Afghanistan. The militants of this organization are led by Noor Wali Mehsud.

The UN Security Council adopted a resolution in 2004 aimed at tightening sanctions against al Qaeda, the Taliban, Osama bin Laden and others. It also included blocking the financing of groups or individuals on the sanctions list. A special committee was set up to oversee the implementation of the resolution, and an “Analytical Support and Sanction Monitoring Team” was set up to assist.

According to a report submitted to the Security Council, the Afghan Taliban are playing a role in mediating between the TTP and the Pakistani government, which has led to a reduction in TTP attacks in Pakistan.

It should be noted that as a result of negotiations between the government of Pakistan and the banned TTP, an initial one-month ceasefire was declared on November 9, 2021. But a month later, on December 10, the TTP announced the end of the ceasefire, saying that the decisions reached during the talks had not been implemented. There has been no official statement from the Pakistani government in this regard.

The report also states that the families of TTP fighters who migrated to Afghanistan want to relocate to Pakistan while guaranteeing them a peaceful life in the local community. Will spend

It is believed that the military has carried out several operations against militants in Pakistan, forcing the militants and their supporters to relocate with their families to the border areas of Afghanistan.

The UN report from July to December 2021 states that the most important event during these six months was the return of the Taliban to power in Afghanistan. Afghanistan could potentially once again become a safe haven for al Qaeda and terrorist groups.

Pakistan has seen an increase in terrorist incidents in recent weeks, with the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) blamed for many of these incidents, while the TTP itself has claimed responsibility for some of the incidents.

ISIS and Al Qaeda in Afghanistan

According to the report, ISIS is also present in a limited area in Afghanistan. The militant group has demonstrated its ability to carry out a number of deadly attacks, while also highlighting the complex security situation in Afghanistan.

The situation in Afghanistan has changed dramatically since August 15, 2021, and the Taliban have not taken any steps to curb the activities of foreign fighters in Afghanistan since they came to power.

It has also been said that since the Taliban came to power, terrorist organizations have gained the most freedom in recent times to continue their activities in Afghanistan. However, there is no evidence that a large number of foreign terrorists have entered Afghanistan.

Al-Qaeda has congratulated the Taliban on coming to power. Since then, al-Qaeda has maintained a tactical silence that could potentially disrupt the Taliban's efforts to gain recognition.

The report also states that al-Qaeda may have 200 to 400 fighters in Afghanistan.

. (tagsToTranslate) خبریں (t) پاکستان (t) un (t) pakistan (t) afghanistan (t) report (t) taliban (t) ttp

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Related Articles

Back to top button