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Pakistan Taliban want Imran Khan and 4 others as peace talks representatives.
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Sunday, February 2, 2014 8:59 AM EST
DERA ISLAMIL KHAN, Pakistan
The Pakistani Taliban say they want four well-known politicians including ex-cricketer Imran Khan to represent them in talks with the government.
The other three politicians, all from Pakistan's right-leaning parties, indicated on local television that they might speak for the militant group.
So has a fifth potential negotiator whom the Taliban say they want, a hard-line cleric.
The militant group's Sunday statement is responding to the Pakistani government's latest announcement to stick to its policy of a settlement through negotiations.