Requested concerning the rumors, Baradar stated: “No, this isn’t true in any respect. Reward be to God I’m match and properly. And on the subject of media claiming that now we have inside disagreements, that isn’t true both.
“Reward be to God, now we have a number of kindness and mercy amongst us, such that doesn’t even exist in a household. As well as, for a few years, now we have suffered and given sacrifices, as a way to finish occupation. That’s neither for energy nor for place.”
Baradar stated he had been on a visit outdoors Kabul with out entry to the media to refute the declare. “Subsequently, we guarantee the Afghan nation and all senior and junior Mujahideen, to not fear in any respect, neither is there something to fret about,” he added.
Baradar was additionally requested why he didn’t meet Qatar’s Overseas Minister when he visited Kabul on Sunday. Baradar was not seen accompanying Afghanistan’s appearing Prime Minister Mullah Mohammad Hasan Akhund when he met with Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani.
“We weren’t conscious that the Overseas Minister was coming from Qatar. Had we identified, we’d have postponed our journey. And we had been on a visit, subsequently, the assembly did not occur,” Baradar stated.
“It was not doable for us to return from the journey to fulfill the Overseas Minister. Had we obtained the information beforehand we’d have most likely joined different buddies within the assembly.”
Taliban officers stated Baradar had gone to Kandahar, the place the group’s supreme chief Haibatullah Akhundzada is alleged to be primarily based.
Baradar is the top of the Taliban’s political workplace and led the Doha negotiations with the previous authorities and the US. Some anticipated he could be named prime minister, however after extended negotiations on the form of the brand new authorities, Baradar was named a deputy prime minister.
CNN’s Tim Lister contributed to this report.