ISLAMABAD: The government and Taliban committees on Friday expressed apprehensions that anti-peace activities would make it difficult to continue the dialogue process.
The committees met at Khyber Pakhtunkhwa House and issued a joint statement after the meeting.
During the meeting, the government’s committee demanded an immediate end to anti-peace activities. Citing the recent Karachi incident, it adopted the stance that such incidents would make it difficult to continue the talks.
The Taliban should first declare ceasing all anti-peace acts, then other confidence building measures would be discussed, it added.
The meeting was attended by Irfan Sidique, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on National Affairs , Major (retd) Aamir, Rahimullah Yousafzai and Rustam Shah, members of government committee. The Taliban were represented by Mualana Sami-ull-Haq, Prof Muhammad Ibrahim and Mualana Yousaf Shah.