Haqqanis were aware of Zawahiri’s presence in Kabul, points out US

Washington [US]: Complying with the killing of Ayman Al Zawahri on July 31 in Afghanistan, the Coordinator for Strategic Communications at the National Security Council in the White House, John Kirby stated that the feared Haqqani network terror attire knew the al-Qaeda chief’s visibility in Kabul.
While addressing the reporters at the White House, Kirby stated that there are few numbers of al-Qaeda members in Afghanistan as well as he believes that Afghanistan will certainly not end up being a safe haven for terrorists, including that America is currently efficient in hitting one of the most needed man without having forces on the ground, The Frontier Post reported. Taliban have actually agreed in the Doha accord that they will certainly not enable international terrorists to utilize their dirt for any type of kind of terrorist task, he stated.
Kirby further specified that Pakistan was not notified about the planned drone strike that killed Zawahiri.
At the FATF, Pakistan is due to be analyzed in October 2022 in Paris. However, when it pertains to counter-terrorism, Pakistan made restricted progress on the most difficult aspects of its 2015 National Action Plan, particularly in its pledge to dismantle all terrorist organizations right away or discrimination. Pakistan has actually been on the Paris-based global cash laundering and terrorist funding guard dog’s grey checklist for deficiencies in its counter-terror funding and also anti-money laundering regimens since June 2018. This greylisting has actually detrimentally influenced its imports, exports, compensations, and minimal access to international borrowing.
US National Safety And Security Consultant Jake Sullivan while talking with National Public Radio (NPR) claimed that the United States is looking for out just how and why the Haqqanis were aware of Zawahiri, reported The Frontier Post.
Moreover, the United States State Department has released a globally alert after the death of Zawahiri.
Zawahiri was just one of the globe’s most desired terrorists as well as a mastermind of the September 11, 2001 assaults. He was eliminated in a drone strike carried out by the US in the Covering resources Kabul on Saturday.
An Egyptian cosmetic surgeon, Zawahiri was deeply associated with the planning of 9/11 as well as he additionally served as Osama Bin Laden’s personal physician. The strike was conducted by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) as well as was accomplished by an Air Force drone.
A main claimed that Zawahiri was the only individual eliminated in the strike and that none of his family members were wounded.
At the same time, the Taliban validated the murder of Zawahiri and also condemned the drone strike executed by the United States in Kabul over the weekend break.
In a statement, Taliban representative Zabihullah Mujahid stated that a strike occurred on a residence in the resources as well as called it an infraction of “global concepts,” reacting to which the United States secretary of state Antony Blinken said that the Taliban had grossly violated the Doha Agreement by hosting and also safeguarding the Al-Qaeda chief.
The United States and also the Taliban authorized a tranquility arrangement in February 2020 under after that US President Donald Trump. The offer called for withdrawal of US soldiers from Afghan dirt which the Taliban would moderate violence and also assurance that its dirt will certainly not be a safe haven for terrorists.
Zawahiri’s targeted murder comes a year after the US armed forces withdrawal from Afghanistan and also the Taliban’s takeover of the nation. The Federal Bureau of Examination (FBI) added a “departed” caption under the profile picture of Zawahiri on its internet site.

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