TTP-Govt of Pakistan reached a complete ceasefire. The negotiations were facilitated by the interim Afghan government.Federal Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry revealed Monday
Last month before TTP-Govt ceasefire, Prime Minister Imran Khan said that the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan and government of Pakistan is in talks for reconciliation.
“I do not believe in military solutions,” the Prime Minister Imran Khan stressed. “I’m anti-military solutions. So I always believe, as a politician, political dialogue is the way ahead which I always believe was the case in Afghanistan.”
Referring to TTP attacks on the country’s armed forces, Prime Minister said that they were just a “spate of attacks”.
Prime Minister Imran Khan Answering a question on whether the Afghan Taliban were aiding the reconciliation process, Prime Minister pointed: “Since the negotiations were taking place in Afghanistan, in that sense, yes.”
Similarly, President Arif Alvi said on September 11 that a general amnesty could be offered to the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan.
Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi said the government will be open to giving a pardon to Tehreek-i-taliban Pakistan members if they promise not to indulge in terrorist activities and abide by the Pakistan law.
On September 17, a Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan spokesman had dismissed Pakistan’s amnesty offer, but he did not outrightly reject talks with Islamabad.
The TTP had fled to Afghanistan in 2014-15 in an attempt to evade military operations in the merged districts of Pakistan.