The militant group continues to show its hostility toward Afghanistan's heritage and culture.
While the Taliban claim to revere religious sites and scriptures, they continue carry out attacks on mosques, exploiting Afghans' faith and trust in religion.
The statement is the latest sign of ISIS's disregard for cultural heritage and its spurious interpretation of Islam.
Afghan opposition politicians meeting with Taliban representatives in Moscow were seen praying behind a member of the Taliban in a hotel lobby.
Al-Qaeda says ISIS members are unable to understand Islamic texts and are bent on carrying out treason and treachery wherever they have influence. The same however could be said of al-Qaeda.
More than 100 ulema from 57 countries issued a statement supporting the Afghan government's continuing peace efforts and denouncing the Taliban's ongoing campaign of violence.
The Koran took 2 years to complete and is 'priceless' from a religious and artistic perspective, according to the master calligraphers who worked on it.
Participants of the meeting, which included government officials and members of the Afghan High Peace Council, declared the Taliban illegitimate in the eyes of Islam.
Suicide bombers, as well as those who support and train them, are traitors against Islam, according to a newly issued fatwa.
The Afghan government has armed and trained more than 500 local residents to assist police and security forces at mosques and other Shia religious sites.