. Taliban won’t work with U.S. to rein in extremist groups « JO LEE MAGAZINE

Axios – Taliban political spokesman Suhail Shaheen told AP that there would be no cooperation with the U.S. in quelling the increasingly active Islamic State group affiliate in Afghanistan.

“We are able to tackle Daesh independently,” Shaheen said, using another term for ISIS.

The Islamic State is increasingly active in Afghanistan, and on Friday, a suicide bombing inside a Shiite mosque in northern Afghanistan killed more than 45. ISIS-K claimed responsibility for the blast.

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