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"The Taliban are looking for US support in their fight against the organization of the Islamic state," The Times reported in a report published by its correspondents in Delhi and Islamabad.
The report notes that the Taliban is preparing to launch a major attack against the organization of the Islamic state in Afghanistan and seeks to achieve a tactical alliance with US and Afghan forces includes the cessation of air strikes that may affect their fighters during their combat operations against this common enemy.
The report said the request could mark another step in the peace process between the Taliban and the Afghan government and its Western allies, after a successful truce during last month's Eid and ongoing exploratory talks between US officials and others from the movement.
The report said that the Taliban managed to uproot the militants of the state organization from northern Afghanistan after two days of fierce fighting last week, and that it is gathering its forces to attack the stronghold of the organization in the state of Nangarhar, has summoned its fighters from other states in preparation for the attack is expected to begin within days and take several weeks .
The attack targets three areas adjacent to the Pakistani border where the organization bases its base since its appearance in Afghanistan in 2014.
"The Red Unit is now fighting against state regulation in other eastern states," the paper quoted a Taliban fighter as saying.
"The Taliban militants in other parts of the country have told the gathering in the eastern part of the country to launch a decisive operation against the state organization," another fighter was quoted as saying.
It is estimated that the number of fighters of the Red Unit in the Taliban is about 1000 fighters, and NATO estimates that the number of fighters of the state organization in Afghanistan about 1500 fighters, that is, Following intensified air strikes and US and Afghan special forces raids on them.