Proxy Peace in Favor of Pakistan, Backlash against Taliban Visit
Reacting to a visit to Pakistan by Mullah Baradar, the Taliban’s political deputy, Rahmatullah Nabil, the former head of the National Directorate of Security (NDS), said the whole game is going in Pakistan’s favor.
Nabil tweeted, on Tuesday night, according to the current situation, after #Mullah_Baradar, it is the turn of Afghan politicians to travel to Pakistan.
He added that after the visit of Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan and the head of the Pakistani Intelligence Service (ISI) to Kabul, #Khalilzad went to Islamabad yesterday and the Taliban’s political deputy still attends Pakistani political events.
Criticizing the Afghan government’s approach to the Pakistani government’s policies, the former National Security Adviser said that, soon President Ghani’s turn will come to visit Pakistan.
Nabil called on Afghan citizens to unite against the Pakistani political games, and raise voices against it.
According to this former national security official, “if the citizens of Afghanistan do not stand against the greedy and extravagant policies of the Pakistani government, the whole game will move in favor of Islamabad”.
Earlier, Mohammad Sadiq, Pakistan’s Special Envoy to Afghanistan, Tweeted, that “the visit is part of #Pakistan’s_policy to reach out to key Afghan parties in peace negotiations that commenced in Doha last September”.