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45,000 opposition fighters operating in Afghanistan, UN experts say

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Taliban-Afghanistan-PakistanAt least 45,000 opposition forces are operating in Afghanistan with foreign insurgents comprising around 20 to 25 of the forces, the United Nations experts have said.

The experts informed regarding the estimated number of the insurgents as they presented a report to the United Nations Security Council on Friday.

According to the report, the Taliban militants group’s relations with the Al-Qaeda terrorist network have strengthened, specifically during the Mullah Akhtar Mansoor times.

The report further added that the relations between Taliban and Al-Qaeda are still persisting since the new Taliban leader assumed charge of the group after Mullah’s Mansoor’s death.

The report also added that the position of the loyalists of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group has distinctly weakened in the country.

This comes as the regional countries are concerned the attempts by the terrorist groups to expand foothold in Afghanistan as they fear the growing instability could further destabilize the region.

The Russian Presidential envoy to Afghanistan Zamir Kabulov estimated earlier this year that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group has 10,000 loyalists in Afghanistan.

Kabulov who is also director of the Second Asian Department at the Russian Foreign Ministry has said the terror group is expanding its military activity in Afghanistan.

“The IS activity has grown significantly in Afghanistan since summer 2014. The group numerical strength is estimated at 10,000 people,” Kabulov said.

However, the Afghan forces launched a major offensive in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan to eliminate the loyalists of the terror group as efforts were underway by the terror group to turn the province into a regional operational base.

The US forces based in Afghanistan also conduct regular airstrikes against the ISIS loyalists, Taliban insurgents, and Al-Qaeda terrorist network in the country, killing the top Al-Qaeda leader in the region in Kunar province last month.

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  1. Mr. Mohaqiq is optimistic , 45,000 Taliban is not going to lay down their weapons through peace. They are ignorant, their majority minds are washed by few. They are ignorant of Allah order and Holy Quran verses. 90 % of the became robot, they have no power of thinking of their own. They do not understand the word of peace, they know only killing. A creature like those must be removed from the surface of earth by force, then the people would live on peace. I think this is the only way, do not waste your time by talking otherwise. Wassalam.

  2. My request to young Afghan is this. Do not leave the country, stay in Afghanistan fight like a man, do not be concerned about death, if you die, you will be rewarded by Allah, nothing is best than that, if you saved others you also be rewarded by Allah, is this not life all about ? Running away and living full of shame in other countries will not make you a good Muslim, and the one to be proud of yourself.
    We are living temporary in this World why not make yourself a proud and God loving person in the life which we all live permanently.iThink about it ?


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