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Talks with Taliban an internal matter of Pakistan, says Richard Olson

ISLAMABAD: United States (US) Ambassador, Richard Olson has said that the US has no role regarding the negotiations between the Government of Pakistan and Taliban – ARY News reports.

Talking to media at a ceremony here on Monday, Richard Olson said that negotiations with Taliban is an internal matter of Pakistan. He added that the United States (US) will continue to aid Pakistan in the war against terrorists and extremists.

He mentioned that holding talks with Taliban or not is something, which is to be decided by Pakistan only.        

A few months ago, peace process with Taliban was derailed as a result of a drone attack on Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) former supremo, Hakimullah Mehsud, who was killed along with his driver and guards.

After that Pakistan had protested strongly to the US Government for sabotaging the ongoing peace process here.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     



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