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Even as it talks peace, Taliban providing safe haven in Afghanistan to Lashkar, al-Qaeda, new UN report says

Updated : June 21, 2019 03:55 PM IST

Intelligence and foreign-policy officials have long been warning that ongoing United States-led power-sharing negotiations with the Taliban could end up again turning Afghanistan into a hub for global Islamist terror groups.
In addition to the Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba, which is responsible for 26/11 and multiple other attacks in India, counter-terrorism officials in New Delhi see al-Qaida in the Indian Subcontinent, led by Indian-born jihadist Sami-ul-Haq, as a significant threat
Even as it talks peace, Taliban providing safe haven in Afghanistan to Lashkar, al-Qaeda, new UN report says
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