Ashraf Ghani failed to protect Afghan people: Ahmad Masood

Ahmed Masood, son of late Afghan leader Ahmad Shah Masood, says Ashraf Ghani failed to provide security and political leadership to the Afghan people

In an interview with Atlantic Council Senior Fellow Kamal Alam, Ahmed Masood, son of the late Afghan leader Ahmad Shah Masood, said that he believed in a regional solution through stability and mutual cooperation.

Ahmed Masood said that if the Taliban do not mix their views at gunpoint, then they should be ready for talks.

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He said that Pakistan and Afghanistan should work together for political stability and security, adding that Afghanistan needs an honest, strategic partnership with Pakistan.

Ahmed Masood further said that like his father, he would never accept the dictation of foreign power. His father Ahmed Shah Masood also wanted strong relations with Pakistan based on mutual respect.w