We have right to raise our voice for Muslims in Kashmir, say Taliban | India News – Times of India

KABUL: Amid India’s concern that Afghanistan territory may be used for anti-India exercise beneath the Taliban regime, the fear group has mentioned that it has the right to raise its voice for Muslims wherever together with in Kashmir. However, it added that the group doesn’t have the coverage to raise arms towards any nation.
In an interview with BBC Urdu, Taliban spokesperson Suhail Shaheen mentioned: “We have this right, being Muslims, to raise our voice for Muslims in Kashmir, India, and any other country.”
“We will raise our voice and say that Muslims are your own people, your own citizens. They are entitled to equal rights under your laws,” he added, in accordance to Geo News.
Shaheen remarks are in distinction with the group’s earlier statements on Kashmir. Days after taking management of Kabul, the Taliban had mentioned Kashmir is a “bilateral and an internal matter”.
Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Arindam Bagchi on Thursday mentioned India’s purpose is to guarantee Afghanistan’s land is just not used for terror exercise of any form.
In the primary formal and publicly acknowledged contact, Indian Ambassador to Qatar Deepak Mittal met senior Taliban chief Sher Mohammad Abbas Stanekzai on Tuesday and conveyed India’s considerations that Afghanistan’s soil shouldn’t be used for anti-Indian actions and terrorism.
The MEA mentioned the discussions additionally targeted on the protection, safety and early return of Indian nationals stranded in Afghanistan and the journey of Afghan nationals, particularly members of minority communities to India.
India is worried that Afghanistan could develop into the epicentre of Islamic terrorism, a primary-of-its-form that has a state. In the previous, ISIS and Al Qaeda additionally tried to set up a state however failed. There are fears that Sunni and Wahabi terrorist teams will flip the Taliban into their haven.
Amid rising considerations over the safety scenario in Jammu and Kashmir, India is anticipated to elevated safety vigil in the area.
“There will be increased security vigil in Kashmir but things are in control and Pakistan based groups in Afghanistan have little capacity to use the situation,” authorities sources advised ANI final month.
Government sources additionally mentioned that Pakistan spy company ISI, which shares good relations with Taliban management, will strive to affect the Taliban but it surely will be unable to have an impact for the reason that Taliban this time is in a place of power and solely weak Taliban will be influenced by ISI.
Recently, a pacesetter of Pakistan’s ruling Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) authorities has mentioned that the Taliban would assist the nation in ‘liberating’ Kashmir from India. Speaking at a tv information debate, PTI chief Neelam Irshad Sheikh mentioned, “Taliban have said that they are with us and they will help us in [liberating] Kashmir.”

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