Taliban co-founder Mullah Baradar denied rumors of his death and recorded an audio message saying he was alive.
Baradar said in an audio message that he was alive, Taliban spokesman Muhammad Naeem said.
KABUL: Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, the Taliban’s deputy prime minister in Afghanistan, confirmed in an audio message that he was alive and said he was not injured. The message, tweeted by Taliban spokesman Mohammad Naeem, came after reports of Baradar being injured or killed in clashes between the Taliban.
Baradar blamed “fake propaganda” for the death rumors in an audio message posted by the Taliban. In Pakistan and Afghanistan, Grape Wine suggested that he was infected with a coyote or was killed in a bomb blast.
“There was news in the media about my death,” Brother said in the clip.
“I’ve been on tours the last few nights. Wherever I’m at the moment, we’re all fine, all my brothers and friends.
“The media always publishes fake propaganda. So bravely reject all these lies, and I assure you 100% that there is no problem and we have no problem.”
Earlier reports suggested that Mullah Hassan Akhund be appointed faction within the Taliban after appointing Baradar as his deputy.
Although it was assumed that Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, who had served as Omar’s deputy in the early years of the Taliban before taking over as de facto leader after Omar’s death, could be a possible head of state in Afghanistan. Akhund’s appointment signaled a power struggle at home. Rebel group
Baradar’s recent conciliatory tone, such as women’s rights, working with the international community and amnesty for members of the former Western-backed government, runs counter to the Haqqani Network’s ideology. The real diplomatic arm of the Taliban