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Pakistan is providing assistance to the Taliban in the fight against ISIS, The Washington Post reports, citing the Taliban, according to Gazeta.ru.

“Pakistan is our brother, and they support us in many regards, including exchange of information and intelligence data. If the U.S. and other countries shared information with us, we would be able to defeat Daish in a matter of days,” the Taliban declared.

According The Washington Post, Pakistan transmits intelligence data to the Taliban through non-official channels and provides technical assistance. An anonymous official Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Pakistan has confirmed the provision of “non-official” assistance to the Taliban.

“Cooperation with Kabul can’t be ruled out. Not only Pakistan, but also other countries of the region such as Russia and Iran are also concerned about ISIS,” the official said.

Earlier, the Taliban had declared ISIS as “a headache”, not a threat.

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