Taliban Spokesman Rejects Russian, Afghan Claims That There 5,000 ISIS Fighters In Northern Afghanistan

May 28, 2019

Zabihullah Mujahid, spokesman of the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (the Taliban organization), issued a statement rejecting claims by Russian and Afghan government officials that there are 5,000 Islamic State (ISIS) members in northern Afghanistan. Following is the text of the statement: "A few...

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