The chief of the Afghan opposition group resisting Taliban forces within the Panjshir valley north of Kabul mentioned on Sunday he welcomed proposals from non secular students for a negotiated settlement to finish the preventing.
Ahmad Massoud, head of the Nationwide Resistance Entrance of Afghanistan (NRFA), made the announcement on the group’s Fb web page. Earlier, Taliban forces mentioned they’d fought their method into the provincial capital of Panjshir after securing the encircling districts.
“The NRF in precept agree to unravel the present issues and put an instantaneous finish to the preventing and proceed negotiations,” Massoud mentioned within the Fb put up.
“To succeed in a long-lasting peace, the NRF is able to cease preventing provided that Taliban additionally cease their assaults and army actions on Panjshir and Andarab,” he mentioned, referring to a district within the neighbouring province of Baghlan.
Earlier, Afghan media shops reported that an Ulema council of spiritual students had known as on the Taliban to just accept a negotiated settlement to finish the preventing in Panjshir.
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