‘We can deal with them alone’
(ANSA) – ROME, OCTOBER 09 – “We are able to face Daesh (Isis) independently”. Taliban spokesman Suhail Shaheen said this in an interview released by the American media, excluding cooperation with the United States in the fight against Isis-Khorasan (Isis-K) in Afghanistan. Yesterday the jihadist group claimed responsibility for its latest attack on a Shiite mosque in Kunduz, which resulted in at least 55 victims.
A delegation of self-styled Koranic students meets American envoys in Doha today and tomorrow, for the first time since the US withdrawal in August. (HANDLE).