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Rasoul Sayyaf: Manhood is about stopping war and bloodshed

07 Aug 2020 Pasbanan

On the first day of the Loya Jirga for the release of 400 Taliban prisoners, Abdul Rasul Sayyaf, a former jihadi commander and former chairman of the Loya Jirga, said: “A madman can also shed blood but the manhood is on stooping war and bloodshed. I will give advice that the members of this meeting should give a positive solution to the current crisis and I think that their decision will pave the way for peace and the people representative in this jirga should fulfill their historical responsibility.” Mr. Sayyaf called also called on President Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah, chairman of the National Reconciliation Council, to step up efforts to achieve peace and to reduce violence. Mr. Sayyaf stressed that masculinity is the key to ending the war and that the armed opposition must end the 40-year-old bloodshed in the country. Abdul Rab Rasul Sayyaf added that the members of the High Reconciliation Council will be identified soon and a negotiating team has been set up, he also highlighted that the Afghan peace negotiating team can present all the demands of the citizens to the Taliban during Intra-Afghan peace talks. Mr. Sayyaf emphasized that the Jirga members need to speed up the peace process, he asked president for accelerating of peace talks in time that according to President Ghani Taliban had warned the government that if the Afghan government did not release 400 Taliban prisoners, the group’s violence would escalate across the country.   The post Rasoul Sayyaf: Manhood is about stopping war and bloodshed appeared first on Pasbanan.

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