Politics

We are Preparing for Difficult decision on Afghanistan: NATO

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg called on the Taliban and the Afghan government to negotiate in “good faith” and that NATO is preparing for a very hard decision on Afghanistan next year.

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Contradictory Views; Have Gov’t-Taliban Delegations Agreed on Procedures?

After the Taliban group announced they have agreed on the entire procedures of the talks, the peace negotiation team of the Afghan government said that both sides have only agreed in principle to the 21-articles of the rules and procedures.

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War in Afghanistan illegitimate, Take Stance in Support of Peace: OIC

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) called on the Ulema and religious institutions across its members states to declare the war against the Muslim state and people of Afghanistan illegitimate and call for the support of the peace talks.

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Afghanistan-Pakistan Distrust; Challenge to Peace process and Sustainable Stability

In 2011, Pakistan’s ISI and Afghanistan’s NDS agreed on an MoU for intelligence sharing and cooperation. However, the then NDS chief refused to sign the MoU as the Ghani administration faced stiff resistance from within on the issue

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Afghanistan Geneva Conference-2020 Pending

The 2020 Afghanistan Conference is a ministerial pledging conference, co-hosted by the Government of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, the Government of Finland and the United Nations, which will take place hours later.

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Full statement of President Ghani’s Remarks at UNHCR High-level Consultations

The full statement of President Ashraf Ghani to the UNHCR high-level consultations in the lead-up to the 2020 Afghanistan conference on return and re-integration: “Building a future for all Afghans”.

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Rocket Hits Iran’s Embassy in Kabul has No Casualties

After 23 rockets landed in different parts of Kabul city, the Iranian embassy in Kabul announced that one of the rockets landed at its compound, but had no casualties.

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Negotiating Teams in Doha Agreed on Principles

The Afghan government and the Taliban negotiating teams agreed on principles of negotiations, but official sources have not commented yet, according to reports.

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President Ghani and Pakistan PM:

Our Nation Demands Comprehensive Truce/ Pakistan will do Everything to Reduce Violence

President Ashraf Ghani and the Pakistani PM Imran Khan held a joint press conference on Thursday afternoon. President Ghani said the Afghan people demand a comprehensive ceasefire and that violence is not an answer to the current situation. Pakistani PM stressed that his country will do everything possible to reduce the violence.

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Pakistan PM Arrived in Kabul

Heading a high-level delegation, Pakistani PM Imran Khan just landed in Kabul to discuss bilateral relations.

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