July 29, 2015
Arg- Kabul. The government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, based on credible information, confirms that Mullah Mohammad Omar, leader of the Taliban died in April 2013 in Pakistan.
The government of Afghanistan believes that the grounds for the Afghan peace talks are more paved now than before, and thus calls on all armed opposition groups to seize the opportunity and join the peace process.
For further information, please contact:
Office of the Spokesperson to the President of Afghanistan,
Tel.: +93 (20) 210 2853
+93 (20) 210 3705