Jul 21, 2006

Burning Afghanistan Flag

Recently two district of Helmand became under control of Taliban But Afghanistan interior ministry has accused the Pakistani religious group Lashkar-e-Tayeba of involvement in recent clashes with Afghan Army and coalition forces.

A press release by interior ministry issued yesterday has said: “as we have received reliable information, the militants of Lashkar-e-Tayeba and internal rebels captured part of Garmsir district and hoisted the flag of Jamiat-e-Ulema (a Pakistani fundamentalist group) after burning Afghanistan flag.

In part of the press release the interior ministry has strongly condemning the violation of Afghanistan border by the militant group and added that Afghan security forces will respond to it.

Meanwhile Hamed Karzai has called the Pakistan ambassador and questioned him about the recent incident.
On the other hand president Musharaf last night had a speech told Afghanistan to stop accusing his country.
Afghanistan officials have said nothing about the recent Parwiz Musharaf’s speech.


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