Photo: File
Photo: File

The United States has declared four leaders of the outlawed Al-Qaeda in the subcontinent and Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) as global terrorists.

In the statement issued by the US Department of Foreign Affairs, the outlawed Al-Qaeda leader Osama Mahmood and Deputy Amir Atif Yahya have been declared as terrorists.

Mohammad Maruf, who oversees the recruitment of the banned Al-Qaeda in the subcontinent, has also been declared a terrorist by the US Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Qari Amjad of the outlawed Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan has also been declared a terrorist by the US State Department.

The US State Department says that Qari Amjad is the leader of operations and militants in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

In this regard, US Secretary of State Anthony Blanken has said that the US is committed to countering the threats posed by terrorist groups active in Afghanistan.

Antony Blanken said that it must be ensured that Afghanistan does not become a haven for terrorists.