Throughout a media briefing, spokesperson for the Division of State, Mark Toner stated that Haibatullah has the very best alternative until now to show to the problems of Afghanistan and the area and decisively transfer in the direction of reconciliation.
Whereas answering a query, Toner stated that Haibatullah has by no means been designated a terrorist by the USA.
Toner hoped that the contemporary Afghanistan Taliban chief will select talks over terror.
Then again, Chief Govt Officer, Abdullah Abdullah’s spokesperson warned the extremists to decide on peace and finish the struggle or put together to face dire penalties.
Nevertheless, a video tape has surfaced that exhibits the newly elected Taliban chief rejecting peace gives however spokesperson for the banned group, Zabiullah Mujahid has denied the assertion.
Mark Toner was apparently unaware of Haibatullah’s rejection of peace talks and he realised that after a journalist requested him for his tackle that.
Taliban elected a brand new chief on Wednesday after confirming the killing of Mullah Akhtar Mansoor within the first-ever drone strike in Balochistan on Saturday.
Sirajuddin Haqqani and son of Taliban founder Mullah Omar, Mullah Yakoub have been appointed his deputies.
Haibatullah is seen by completely different sections extra of a thinker than a army commander.
Chief of Military Employees (COAS) Normal Raheel Sharif met with the US Ambassador to Pakistan, David Hale on Wednesday and cleared that any violation of the sovereignty shall be detrimental to Pakistan-United States relations.
Prime Minister (PM) Nawaz Sharif additionally condemned the assault and termed it a violation of Pakistan’s sovereignty.
Inside Minister Chaudhru Nisar Ali Khan in a media briefing on Tuesday termed the drone assault an try to sabotage efforts aimed toward re-establishing peace within the area.
Chief of Military Employees’s assembly with the US Ambassador got here a day after Division of State introduced to proceed drone assaults, if US foes are present in Pakistan.