Pakistan officials meet with Taliban leaders - WKOW 27: Madison, WI Breaking News, Weather and Sports

Pakistan officials meet with Taliban leaders

Posted:

PAKISTAN (WKOW) -- Pakistan is taking its most ambitious step yet to address terror concerns. Officials met with representatives of the Pakistani Taliban Tuesday.

According to the Washington Post, if the preliminary talks are successful the country's Prime Minister might order a military offensive to regain control of the areas now held by the Taliban. Meanwhile, the militant group is circulating a list of 10 demands it wants to pursue in the talks.

The Taliban is responsible for a decade long insurgency that has claimed more than 45,000 lives.

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WKOW. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Anna Engelhart at 608-661-2767. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.