The last week’s car bombing in Kabul has created suspicious about Pakistan’s efforts to eliminated menace of terrorism. The US State Department asks Pakistan to concrete action against Haqqani that has accepted the responsibility of the attack.
The attack outside a building of the National Directorate for Security in Kabul (NDS) on Tuesday that killed 60 people and injured more than 300 others. The attack clearly undermine the global efforts to promote peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan.
The foreign Office in Pakistan condemned the attack ” We extend our heartfelt sympathies and condolences to those who have lost their loved ones and prey for early recovery of the injured”.
The director of the state department’s press office, Elizebth Trudean, suggested on Friday evening that Islamabad continued to allow terrorist to use it soil. More over the similar statements reported by Afghan government officials.
She said in her news briefing in Washington, ” we have consistently expressed over concerns at the highest level of the government of Pakistan about their continued tolerance for Afghan Taliban groups such as the Haqqani network operating from Pakistani soil”
Furthermore she added, ” we did again-after the week’s attack, we have pressed the government of Pakistan to follow up on its expressed commitment not to discriminate between terror groups regardless of their agenda or their affiliation by undertaking concrete action against the Haqqani”
Showing his discontent Afghan President Ashraf Ghani vowed after the attack “vengeance for each drop of blood spilled” As well As chief executive, Abdullah Abdullah, cancelled a May 2, visit to Islamabad citing the findings of a preliminary investigation .
On Friday, the presidential spokesman Dewa k.M also make responsible Pakistan to supported and armed the Haqqani network that carried out the attack.
The US State Department said that Pakistan had reiterated that it would not discriminate between terrorist groups and,”we continue to call on them to live up to that commitment”.