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Taliban reject govt demand for unilateral ceasefire

ISLAMABAD: The banned Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan has rejected government demand, asking TTP to declare unilateral ceasefire, ARY News reported on Wednesday.       

Sources said Taliban shura contacted their negotiating committee and exchanged views on Waziristan operation. According to Taliban committee negotiator Maulana Yousuf Shah, the TTP still stood firm on their demand and dialogue could proceed further if government made sincere efforts for talks.                                                                                              

He said ceasefire should be enforced from both the sides, instead of unilaterally by the Taliban. He reiterated that operation was no solution to any problem.                                                                       

He maintained that government would still go for dialogue even after launching an operation.                                                                                                                                                                                                                    



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