Taliban militants on Saturday denied a reported meeting of the outfit leadership with Kai Eide the special envoy of United Nations Secretary General to Afghanistan, saying the report is “baseless”.
“Reports appeared in media about the meeting of the Leadership Council of the Islamic Emirate (name of Taliban ousted regime) with UN special envoy Kai Eide is merely rumors and baseless,” a statement released by Taliban outfit to media from undisclosed location said.
The UN top diplomat in Afghanistan, according to media reports had met with Taliban leaders in Dubai recently. Eide has also rejected the report as groundless.
“Taliban believe in Jihad or holy war and wound continue jihad against the foreign invaders till their eviction from Afghanistan, ” the outfit said in the statement. (PNA/Xinhua)