TTP and Jamat-ul-Ahrar target Pakistan from their bases in Afghanistan – ARY News

NEW YORK: Pakistan told the 15 member UN Security Council that Taliban “safe havens” are inside Afghanistan not outside, given that large areas of that country are now under the Taliban’s control.

Speaking in the debate on Afghanistan, Pakistan’s Ambassador to the UN, Dr. Maleeha Lodhi said that the resilience of the insurgency in Afghanistan cannot be explained away by convenient references to external “safe havens” or “support centers”.

Pakistan, she asserted, is committed not to allow its territory to be used for terrorism against other countries. Pakistan’s successive military operations had eliminating all terrorist and militant groups from its tribal territory bordering Afghanistan.

She told the Council that Pakistan is “implementing border controls, including the fencing and monitoring of vulnerable sections of the Pakistan-Afghanistan border.”

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