MEHWAR: Peace Activists Visit Taliban-Influenced Areas
At least 25 members of the People’s Peace Movement have been taken by the Taliban probably for talks about issues around the Afghan peace process, one member of the movement confirmed on Sunday.
The 50-member peace convoy began their journey to Taliban-influenced areas in southern Helmand province on Thursday, May 31.
According to one member of the movement, they will meet the Taliban in Musa Qala district – which has been under Taliban influence for the past four years.
Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said they are not aware of the issue but they will comment on it after their assessments.
In this program, host Yaser Abrar discusses the topic with Aqa Mohammat Quraishi, a member of the movement.