Taliban chief vows to continue resistance in Afghanistan

22:03, November 15, 2010      

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The elusive Taliban chief Mullah Mohammad Omar on Monday repeated his resolve to persist with resistance against the NATO-led forces in Afghanistan.

"The resistance will continue as long as the invaders are stationed there," Omar said in his message emailed to media on the eve of Eidul Adha, the biggest annual religious festival celebrated in the Muslim countries.

In the message written in Pashtu and English languages, the Taliban chief, who has escaped the U.S. military manhunt since the U.S.-led allied forces toppled the Taliban regime in late 2001, reiterated that the solution to the 9-year Afghan conflict was the withdrawal of foreign forces from Afghanistan.

"Islamic Emirate (the name of ousted Taliban regime) believes that the solution of the issue is withdrawal of the foreign invading troops and establishment of a true Islamic and independent country," Omar said in the message.

Source: Xinhua

(Editor:赵晨雁)

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