Both the parties are talking about running a joint government. The Northern Alliance has certain conditions on which the Taliban have to decide.
New Delhi Date. Thursday, August 26, 2021
Talks between the Taliban and the Northern Alliance have resumed in Panjshir, Afghanistan. The Taliban may have captured the entire area but have not yet reached Panjshir. The two factions have had a face-off for a long time but now a ceasefire has been agreed upon.
It is learned that talks between the Northern Alliance and the Taliban, led by Ahmed Masood, began in Parwan. The talks on behalf of the Taliban were led by Maulana Amir Khan Muktai. The Taliban have called the talks a peace jirga. The meeting took place in Charikar area of Parwan district.
The Taliban said on the Panjshir issue that both sides have agreed on a ceasefire. In Panjshir, the fighters on both sides will not fire at anyone at the moment and there will be no tension.
Taliban could not defeat Panjshiro
Recently there were reports of firing between Taliban and Northern Alliance fighters on Panjshir border. It said that around 300 Taliban were killed. The Taliban are constantly trying to capture Panjshir. However, the Northern Alliance is adamant that this will not happen.
Ahmed Masood, the son of Ahmad Shah Masood, is currently leading the Northern Alliance. However, the acting President of Afghanistan, Amrullah Saleh, is also living in the area. Negotiations were started from all sides. It was also said that if the Taliban wanted, the war would be fought.
At the same time, both sides are talking about running a coalition government. The Northern Alliance has certain conditions on which the Taliban have to decide. While the Taliban is claiming that the Panjshir issue will be resolved soon.