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`Taliban are against confrontation`

LAHORE, Oct 13: Markazi Jamiat Ahle-i-Hadith (MJAH) Chief Senator Sajid Meer told reporters on Sunday that the government had prepared a framework to initiate talks with Taliban militants.

The senator did not explain the framework.

`A majority of Taliban is against confrontation with the Pakistan army and the government,` he claimed, adding `the talks with Taliban will remain successful if serious and wholehearted efforts from both sides are made.

He said those creating hurdles in government-Taliban talks were against Pakistan.

-Staff Reporter