Rangin Dadfar Spanta national security adviser to president Hamid Karzai and head of the national security council accused Pakistan for the assassination of Afghan leaders and government officials.
Mr. Spanta claimed that Pakistan provides training to militants in Peshawar, Miranshah and Quetta and then send them to Afghanistan to assassinate Afghan leaders and officials.
While speaking during the funeral ceremony of his brother who was shot dead by gunmen on Wednesday, Rangin Dadfar Spanta said the regional spy agencies are direclty involved behind the death of his brother, and his family members have received seveal threats in the past.
Ahmad Wali Tahiri, brother of Rangin Dadfar Spanta was asssassinated by unknown gunmen in Karukh district of western Herat province on Wednesday. He used to serve as administrative employee of Karukh attorney general for the past seven years.
Spanta said that regional spy agencies are looking to create fears in the country by committing murder of Afghan leaders and their family members. “The enemies of Afghanistan are using certain individuals as slaves and have kept them in undergrounds in Miranshah, Peshawar and Quetta and provide them insurgency training to kill the Afghan civilians,” he said.
Despite calling the regional countries as the main sources of violence in Afghanistan, Rangin Dadfar Spanta said that Iran had considerable contribution in reconstruction of Afghanistan.
He said certain individuals or groups in Iran might be involved in terrorist attacks in Afghanistan however there is no evidence of Iran’s inteferrence in Afghanistan conflict.