Mansoor urges Afghan Taliban to bury differences


KABUL: The new Ameer of the Afghan Taliban Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansoor has announced that jihad (holy war) would continue till implementation of Islamic Shariah in Afghanistan.

In an audio message, released by Afghan Taliban on their website, Mullah Mansoor addressed the Taliban leaders after becoming the chief of the movement.

He said that they would foil conspiracies against the movement.

He said that no unilateral decision would be taken by him and decisions would be made in consultation with the leaders of the movement. He said that he could not succeed without the help of the all mujahideen.

Mansoor said that he would take along all the leaders including the dissidents. He said that if someone had any reservations and differences he should inform him to remove them.

The newly elected Taliban supremo urged the Taliban fighters not to listen to propaganda of enemies and remain united for mission of Mullah Omar to implement Shariah in Afghanistan.

He said that he would continue struggle for the accomplishment of the Mullah Omar Mission. He called for ending differences and joint struggle for the implementation of the Islamic system in Afghanistan.

Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansoor gave detailed information about the passing away of late Amir-ul-Momineen (may his soul rest in peace) and the appointment of his successor to the participants.