Peshawar: Pakistani Taliban have announced to extend truce to allow negotiations with the government to move forward, a private news televsion has reported.
The Pakistani Taliban and the Islamabad government are now involved in their second round of peace talks.
A first round failed in February after the Taliban bombed a police bus and executed 23 men kidnapped from a government paramilitary force.
Islamabad then refused to hold further talks until the Taliban announced a month long ceasefire on March 1.
Earlier today, one of the key members of Taliban peace talks committee, Professor Ibrahim said, “neither Taliban nor government has extended the ceasefire.”