The Taliban militants group in Afghanistan denied reports regarding peace talks between the Afghan government officials and Taliban group leaders in United Arab Emirates.
Zabiullah Mujahid, spokesman for the Taliban group, following a statement, said Mullah Agha Jan Mutasim does not represent the Taliban group and has not links with the movement.
Mujahid his statement further added that no member of the Taliban group has attended any talks with the Afghan government officials in Dubai.
He called the movements by Mullah Agha Jan Mutasim against the principles of the Taliban group in Afghanistan and said such initiatives are only in the favor of US occupation forces and puppet Afghan government.
The remarks by the Taliban group spokesman comes as a delegation from Afghan high peace council in Dubai to meet with the Taliban group figures in a bid to pave the way for peace talks between the Afghan government and Taliban group.
The delegation led by Masoom Stanekzai visited Dubai after the Taliban figures indicated they would be willing to meet with Afghan government representatives, following a meeting which was held among the Taliban leaders and commanders recently.
The meeting was reportedly organized by former Taliban leader Mullah Agha Jan Mutasim which was attended by seven former ministers in the Taliban government, eight senior military commanders and four former Taliban diplomats.
Mullah Agha Jan Mutasim in a statement following his meeting with the Taliban group leaders said the outcome of the meeting was positive and that he had won some support in Pakistan for his movement as well.