New statement from the Islamic Emirate of Aghanistan’s Zabīh Allah Mujāhid: “Reuters Report Concerning Non-Participation By Deputy of the Islamic Emirate Ḥāj Mullā Baradar Akhūnd in Qatar Meeting Is Baseless”


A number of media outlets have again begun a propaganda campaign regarding negotiations process with the United States.

Reuters news agency again tried to spread propaganda against the Islamic Emirate by publishing a report listing reasons for non-participation by the deputy of Islamic Emirate Al Haj Mullah Baradar Akhund in the upcoming Qatar meeting.

Reuters news agency had also previously published propaganda by a number of their biased journalists that were later proven as fabrications and seriously damaging to the reputation of Reuters.

This time around Reuters quoted unknown sources as saying that the reason for non-participation by Al Haj Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar is due to disagreement among the ranks of Islamic Emirate about him.

We strongly reject this propaganda.

A meeting will take place between the negotiation team of Islamic Emirate and US representatives in Qatar and Allah willing, it will prove positive.

However, the respected Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar will not participate in the meeting because he announced a negotiations team, introduced its leader and members and authorized it to carry out negotiations with the United States.

Since Al Haj Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar is the Deputy of the Islamic Emirate in Political Affairs and there was an absence of his peer in the US team hence no need was seen for Mullah Baradar Akhund to participate in the meeting.

All other rumors in this regard are baseless reports that only seek to confuse common thought and should not be given any worth.

*Spokesman of Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan*

*Zabihullah Mujahid*

*17/06/1440 Hijri Lunar*

*03/12/1397 Hijri Solar 22/02/2019 Gregorian*


Source: Telegram