TALIBAN JUSTIFIED ITS RECENT OFFENSIVE ON ELECTION CAMPAIGNS




Mustafa AY – TDO – 19.10.2018 On Thursday, Taliban released a message to justify its bloody offensive on election rallies which were arranged in eastern and northern provinces of the country. Taliban stated that the parliamentary elections in October 20 is foreign power’s –meaning USA- plot to prolong the catastrophic situation in all around Afghanistan. Therefore, they warned Afghan voters not to vote for any candidates so that they can cease the unremitting bombing assaults on civilians. On Wednesday, Taliban specified that Afghan teachers shouldn’t take place in the election as authorized personnel for monitoring polling stations. In addition to teachers, they called on imams/preachers to persuade the constituents of that the parliamentary elections will not be administered in accordance with the public’s will.