Taliban offers to hold peace talks with Pakistan
ISLAMABAD: Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has offered to hold talks with Pakistan if the country proves its intentions and sincerity, ARY News reports from Islamabad.
Shahidullah Shahid, central representative of TTP, in a statement said that the group is ready to hold meaningful dialogue with Pakistani government if it proves its intentions and sincerity despite the losses suffered by them.
He said that Wali-ur-Rehman and Hakimullah Mehsud were killed in the name of dialogue with the help from United States of America.
TTP spokesperson further said that Pakistan never showed its sincerity for holding talks as top officials of TTP were targeted during the proposal of holding peace talks.
He further said that Taliban has not withdrawn its demand of imposing Shariah in the country.
Earlier, more than 20 security personnel were killed at Bannu in a suicide attack in which Taliban had claimed responsibility.