ISLAMABAD: Maulana Samiul Haq has denied impression that the military opposes the release of Taliban prisoners, ARY News reported on Friday.
The dialogue process will soon move forward he said.
In a telephonic conversation with Pakistan Ulema Council chief Hafiz Tahir Mehmood Ashrafi, Samiul Haq said that the dialogue has been delayed due to some petty issues. He said some members of the government's talks committee went abroad. When the prime minister will return from his China visit the talks would move in a right direction, he said.
He urged all stakeholders to take serious steps for the success of the dialogue so as peace can be restored in the country.