Top Taliban official to Press TV: No guarantee US won’t repeat its mistakes in Afgahnistan

Top Taliban official to Press TV: No guarantee US won’t repeat its mistakes in Afgahnistan

A senior Taliban member says there are no guarantees that the United States would not repeat its mistakes concerning Afghanistan.

Mufti Latifullah Hakimi, head of the Taliban’s Reforming Commission, made the remarks during an interview recorded for Press TV’s Face to Face program on Thursday.

“The United States did not come to Afghanistan for the sake of God,” he said, referring to the 2001 invasion of the Central Asian country by the US and its allies under the banner of “war on terror.”

“Their (the Americans’) presence was the main reason behind the suffering of Afghans,” the Taliban official said, adding, “The crimes that the US-led NATO forces committed in Afghanistan were unprecedented in history.”

“But at the end, they admitted their war in Afghanistan was a failure.”

However, if Washington and its allies chose to repeat the mistake, their presence in Afghanistan in the future would be a strategic…

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