The leader of Hezb-e-Islami Gulbuddin Hekmatyar once again harshly criticized certain political influential figures, those figures he believes have gained the power with the support of the outsiders.

Speaking to tribal elders from Chahar Asiab district of Kabul, Hekmatyar said “Certain people who supported Soviets and now supporting NATO are calling themselves Mujahideen and misuse the word of Jihad to compromise with the rights of the oppressed people.”

He did not specify any of the individuals in power but the latest remarks by Hekmatyar came as tensions are on the rise among his party and other influential political parties and figures, specifically the Jamiat-e-Islami led by Ata Mohamad Noor.

In the meantime, Hekmatyar said an end to occupation, ethnic divisions, and grabbing will help to end the ongoing violence and conflict in the country.

The leader of Hezb-e-Islami further added that those who have gained power with the outside support, their influence is on the verge of being wiped out, claiming that the nation has identified them and will no more support them.

He insisted on the unity among the people to ensure the lives, dignity and properties of people and refrain from oppression.

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