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Afghanistan’s interim Taliban government has rejected a UN Security Council report that claims several terrorist groups, including Daesh and Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), are present in the country and have access to US-led foreign intelligence. Has access to weapons left by armies.

Government spokesman Zabihullah said, “The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan once again rejects these baseless allegations and calls for transparent involvement in such issues, saying that in the past two years, Afghan security forces have carried out illegal arms and terrorist attacks against ISIS.” Hundreds of operations have been conducted against him continuously. Mujahid said on X, formerly Twitter, late Saturday.

“As a result, arms and ammunition were seized and ISIS’s operational capabilities were destroyed,” Mujahid said.

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The denial came as two UN counterterrorism officials told the Security Council on Friday that Daesh and its affiliates, such as the TTP, were armed with NATO-capable weapons and remained a significant threat in conflict zones and neighboring countries .

Mujahid further said, “Whoever makes such baseless claims either has little information, or is encouraging the emergence of an already decimated ISIS through propaganda, or destabilizing the region.” promoting.”

He claimed that Daesh’s activities in Afghanistan have come down to “zero” in the last one year. “The baseless and undocumented claims published by an international organization about the existence of this group are unacceptable,” he added.

Mujahid stressed that the main reason for the humanitarian difficulties in Afghanistan is the “unilateral” sanctions by the United Nations and others, as well as the confiscation of its assets.

He called for an immediate change in these policies for “stability in the region”.

The Taliban have been struggling to control low-intensity terrorist attacks across Afghanistan since returning to power in Kabul two years ago.

Islamabad also accused Kabul of not doing enough to control Afghanistan-based TTP militants, who have launched a fresh series of terrorist attacks in Pakistan.

Kabul, on its part, denies the allegations.

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