Taliban serious in peace talks: TTP spokesman

  • Says Mohmand Agency Taliaban will have to explain their deeds

Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) spokesman Shahidullah Shahid said the Taliban were serious about peace talks.

The spokesman said the TTP had contacted all Taliban factions on the issue of ceasefire and a decision will be made soon in this regard.

Shahidullah Shahid added that the decision endorsed by the ameer of the TTP is obligatory to pursue for all groups. The spokesman further added that the TTP is not expected to face any difficulty with other factions on this decision.

According to the TTP spokesman, Mohmand Agency Taliban will have to explain their actions during a shura meeting.

The spokesman further alleged that there had been a sudden increase in the dumping of their companions’ bodies and it was necessary for this to stop if the talks were to be successful.