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Taliban will maintain good relations with India: spokesman

Islamabad: Taliban on Monday said that they would continue to maintain good relationship with India, a day after the militant organization took control of Afghanistan as president Ashraf Ghani fled.

Afghan Taliban (File photo)

Talking to a private broadcaster by telephone, Taliban spokesman Sohail Shaheen said all the agreements signed by the previous Afghan government with India would be implemented.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (File photo)

Shaheen told anchor Ghareeda Farooqi that Indian investment would remain safe in Afghanistan and the Taliban would welcome if New Delhi wants more investment in his country.

Meanwhile, Indian media is accusing Pakistan and its intelligence services of being behind the Afghan Taliban and playing key role in their victory, a claim Islamabad denies.

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