By: The Kabul Times
KABUL: In a tweet on Sunday, First Vice President said Taliban won’t be able to take Afghanistan or rule it, adding that Afghan people rejecting factionalism.
“I see a great & historic opportunity for unity. Every single community from all corners of the country asks Kabul for deployment of the army & commandos. This shows thirst 4 institutions & rule of law as people reject factionalism. Talibs won’t be able to take Afg or rule. Never,” he tweeted yesterday.
Second Vice President’s tweet comes as Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan in an op-ed published by The Washington Post last week has said that his country opposes any military takeover of Afghanistan and that “the Taliban cannot win over the whole of the country, and yet must be included in any government for it to succeed.”
The Acting Defense Minister Gen. Bismillah Mohammadi last week also assured his forces on the battlefield in the central province of Maidan Wardak that the Taliban cannot win through their military campaign and reiterated that war is not the solution to ensure peace in the country.
“War is not the solution,” he said. “If it was a solution, it would have shown its results in the last 20 years.” He added: “Therefore if they (Taliban) want to win militarily and impose violence on the people of Afghanistan, they would take this dream to the grave. They should realize that it is not possible through violence.”