The chief executive of Jamiat-e-Islami Ata Mohammad Noor has warned of civil uprising if the ongoing negotiations fail to put an end to ongoing controversies between him and the government.

Speaking during a gathering in Mazar-e-Sharif city, Noor said the first round of talks between Jamiat-e-Islami and the government of national unity has been organized.

Noor further added that he will prefer negotiations but warned that he will invite the people for a civil uprising if the negotiations ended without any breakthrough.

He once again reiterated that he is the governor of the northern Balkh province and will remain as the governor until the end of the unity government’s term.

This comes as efforts are underway to introduce the new governor of the northern Balkh province after the presidential office announced the approval of Noor’s resignation from the Balkh government leadership.

Noor admitted that he submitted his resignation but he had several demands before stepping down and none of them has been met by the government while his resignation has been approved.

Speaking during another gathering nearly two weeks ago Noor had said none one can dismiss him as the governor of Balkh province by issuing a decree, insisting that the political party he is representing is one of the main sides which played a key role in the formation of the government of national unity.

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