Kabul (Web Desk): The former president of Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai has accused the US of working with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group in his country.
In an interview with Al Jazeera, the former Afghan head went a mile more and claimed that the US government had allowed ISIL, also known as ISIS, to flourish inside Afghanistan.
“In my view under the full presence, surveillance, military, political, intelligence, Daesh has emerged” Karzai said.
Karzai also decried the inaction of international players sayiing the Afghan people came, cried loud about their suffering, of violations.
He continued that the Trump administration used Islamic State militant group as an excuse to drop the Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB)—Mother Of All Bombs– in Afghanistan.
“And the next day, Daesh takes the next district in Afghanistan,” he told added.
Citing multiple incidents, Karzai hinted at the involvement of a hand in it ‘and that hand can be no one else but them [the US] in Afghanistan.’
Karzai also acknowledged that there were human rights violations during his government by the Afghan security forces, by the US, and by others but hastened to add that he was not warned about the violations during his stint.
Karzai said he would help with any investigation, even into his own potential complicity.