A recently released list of Taliban’s 17-member negotiating team shows that most of them are graduated from Pakistani madrasas.

A recently released list of Taliban’s 17-member negotiating team shows that most of them are graduated from Pakistani madrasas.
Some sources have released a list of Taliban’s 17-member delegation for the peace talks on media outlets which features controversial figures.

According to the list, the Taliban’s negotiating team includes those trained in Akura Khattak-e Peshawar madrasa, Farooqiyah Karachi Community, Saleh madrasa in Quetta, Seriab Baharul Uloom in Quetta and Miramshah Muba ul-Uloom in Peshawar of Pakistan.
Based on the list, the names of the Taliban’s negotiating team for peace talks are as follows:
Sheikh Abdul Hakim
Abdul Latif Mansour
Mullah Noorullah Nori
Mullah Abdulmanan Umari
Mullah Shirin Akhund
Abdul Salam Hanafi
Qari Dinmohammad Hanif
Mullah Mohammad Fazil Akhund
Shiekh Mohammad Qasim Turkman
Mawlawi Shahabudin Delawar
Mawlawi Matiulhaq Khalis
Mohammad Suhail Shaheen
Mullah Khairullah Khairkha
Mawlawi Abdulhaq Wasiq
Mohammad Nabi Umari
Anas Haqqani
Mawlawi Faridudin Mahmoud

The Taliban have not yet officially confirmed this list, but the presence of Mullah Shirin Akhund, who is considered to be the mastermind of General Raziq’s assassination, is more controversial.


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