Taliban co-founder Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar arrived in Kabul on Saturday to start talks aimed at location up a new Afghan authorities, Reuters described.
Some observers propose Baradar, who was arrested in Pakistan in 2010 but freed in 2018 at the ask for of the Trump administration to perform a guide function in the talks that led to the US withdrawal, is eyeing the submit of president for himself.
As the only surviving Taliban chief to have been personally appointed deputy by the late Taliban commander Mullah Mohammed Omar, Baradar is revered, The Involved Push described.
Whilst he acquired some credibility amid the negotiations in Qatar, Baradar has a brutal record that attained him the nickname “Baradar the Butcher.”
Baradar arrived in Afghanistan on Tuesday, landing 1st in Kandahar — the birthplace of the Taliban — right before heading to Kabul for talks with other Taliban leaders and other Afghan politicians to form a new authorities.
“He will be in Kabul to fulfill jihadi leaders and politicians for an inclusive authorities established-up,” a senior Taliban official informed AFP.
When the Taliban was ready to blitz throughout the region in a mere 7 days, taking Kabul on Sunday, some Afghan resistance fighters are nevertheless battling in opposition to the Islamist group.