Taliban renew call for 'Islamic system' during historic talks with Afghan government
FILE PHOTO: People take selfies with a Taliban in Kabul, Afghanistan June 16, 2018. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail/File Photo

The Taliban’s political leader reiterated his group’s demand for Afghanistan to adopt an “Islamic system” as peace talks with the Afghan government began in Doha on Saturday in a bid to end two decades of war that has killed tens of thousands of combatants and civilians.“I want all to consider Islam in their negotiations and agreements and not to sacrifice Islam to personal interests,” said Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, the Taliban co-founder who spent eight years in Pakistani custody, adding that he wanted an “Islamic system” in Afghanistan.Speaking at the opening ceremony, US Secretary of Stat...

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