Talks with Taliban so far positive: Samiul Haq
Member of Taliban Committee says demands of the Taliban will be shared with government committee tomorrow.
A member of Taliban Committee Maulana Samiul Haq has said that negotiations of his committee with Taliban in North Waziristan have so far been positive and encouraging.
Talking to the media persons in Akora Khattak today‚ he said his committee members presented the demands of the government committee before the Taliban. He said the Taliban have also given their demands which will be shared with the government committee tomorrow.
Maulana Samiul Haq said nothing will be kept secret from the nation; however details cannot be made public at this stage to save the dialogue process. He said our desire is to bring an end to bloodshed and revive peace through the dialogue process.
Another member of the Taliban-nominated committee‚ Professor Muhammad Ibrahim‚ said the Taliban Shura has given positive signals for peace during the meeting.
Addressing a news conference in Peshawar today (Monday)‚ he said the demands given by Taliban will now be presented to the government committee.
Professor Ibrahim said the dialogue process has entered a sensitive phase and both sides have agreed not to take any step that could hamper the peace talks.
He hoped that unrest in the country will soon come to an end.
To a question‚ he said Constitution of Pakistan was signed by Ulema as well.