October 13, 2009

Afghan envoy blames bases outside country for terrorism


October 10th, 2009

NEW DELHI - Bases outside the country were responsible for the rise in terrorist attacks in Afghanistan, its Ambassador to India, Sayed Makhdoom Raheem, said Saturday in the aftermath of the sucide bombing of the Indian embassy in Kabul.

“The base camps are all located outside Afghanistan and they (the terrorists) get trained, financed, and armed and after that, they come into Afghanistan,” Raheem told the Times Now in an interview.

The response came when he was asked if there was a clear link between the Taliban in Afghanistan and terrorists across the border in Pakistan, as Afghan authorities have blamed Thursday’s attack on elements in Pakistan.

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