The Taliban group reacted to the signing of an agreement between Abdullah Abdullah and Ashraf Ghani, calling it a repeat of the past failed experience.

Suhail Shaheen, a spokesperson for the political office of Taliban in Qatar, said ‘Things happening in Kabul are a repeat of the previous failed experience.’

He was apparently poinging towards the signing of an agreement but Abdullah and Ghani. However, he said the involved parties should focus on resolving the main issue.

According to Shaheen, the implementation of Doha agreement is important for resolving the issues in Afghanistan as well as the release of all prisoners and launch of intra-Afghan talks.

Ghani and Abdullah signed an agreement on Sunday to end the political impasse which intensified following the controversial announcement of presidential elections.

Both Ghani and Abdullah took oath of the office in March which further sparked tensions on political level in the country.

The signing of the agreement was widely welcomed as the tensions on political level were considered as the main barrier towards the advancement of reconciliation process, mainly the launch of the intra-Afghan talks following the signing of U.S.-Taliban peace deal late in February this year.


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