A day after a top US Central Command official acknowledged Pakistan’s efforts against the deadly Haqqani network, Ambassador to the United States (US) Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry said the Haqqani network is not Pakistan’s “friend”.
“Those playing with human lives, we are against such elements or activities,” he said, while talking to a news channel.
The Haqqani network is one of the most dangerous faction in the Afghan Taliban. Founded by a CIA asset turned al Qaeda ally, the group was provided arms and cash during the 1980s by the CIA to to counter Soviet forces.
A series of high-profile attacks over the years, which includes assaults on the US embassy and Nato headquarters in Kabul, brought allegations of Pakistani support behind the Haqqani network.
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