WAH CANTT: Minister for Defense Production Rana Tanveer Hussain has said that the political & military leadership have unanimity of views with regard to the strategy on Taliban, adding that there is no operation being carried out in North Waziristan.
Talking to the media persons in Wah Cantt on Wednesday‚ he said political and military leadership have unanimity of views with regard to the strategy on Taliban.
He said decision whether talks or the operation will be taken in next few days. The Minister said some groups have been contacted for the dialogue process.
Rana Tanveer, clarified that no operation was carried out by Pakistan Army in North Waziristan, but instead a “retaliatory action” was conducted against terrorist elements.
The minister said security forces have retaliated terrorists’ attack and conducted “retaliatory action” in North Waziristan, killing many several militants including some key leaders. He said wherever the terrorist attack would be carried out the forces will retaliate and forces would have not need of taking permission, adding that wherever the forces personnel would be martyred it would be retaliated and no leniency would be shown in this regard. He said that there are six main groups of Taliban and nearly 60 sub groups, adding that the foreign elements are also present.