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Topic - Mullah Mohammed Omar
Washington has held indirect talks with the Taliban over the possible transfer of five senior Taliban prisoners from Guantanamo Bay in exchange for a U.S. soldier captured nearly five years ago, a senior Taliban official told The Associated Press.
The head of the Taliban terror group in Afghanistan has broken his reclusive silence to issue a warning to government authorities: Don’t sign any security deal with the Americans.
The Taliban announced Tuesday that after nearly 12 years of war in Afghanistan they are ready for talks with the United States, as senior Obama administration officials said discussions with the Islamic militants who sheltered Osama bin Laden would start within days.
When that didn't pan out, he says he ended up helping the agency locate al-Qaida members.
Mullah Mohammed Omar, who hasn't been seen in public for a decade, warned that Taliban members would keep up their attacks in Kabul if Afghanistan's governing authorities went through with an agreement with the United States to establish what's being billed as a "colonial" peace pact, the Los Angeles Times reported.