Too early to Speak about Resumption of Talks with US: Taliban

The Taliban said Friday it was “way too early” to speak of resuming direct talks with Washington, a day after President Donald Trump confirmed negotiations to end America’s longest war, were back on track during a surprise visit to Afghanistan

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NSA Mohib Discusses Six-party Meeting with his Russian counterpart

Afghan NSA Hamdullah Mohib discussed issues related to the six-party meeting between national security advisers (NSA) of Afghanistan, Iran, India, Russia, China and Pakistan with his Russian counterpart during a trip to Moscow

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Beijing Peace Meeting Postponed

Beijing’s intra-Afghan peace meeting – expected to be held on 28 Oct. – has reportedly been delayed. The exact new date of the meeting has not been clear yet

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World Needs new Cooperation and Coordination: President Ghani

The threat posed by the transnational terrorist networks is medium to long-term, requiring a different type of coordination and cooperation among governments, president Ashraf Ghani said at the 18th summit of the heads of state and government of Non-Alignment Movement (NAM) in Baku, Azerbaijan

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Russia's reaction against Nangarhar Terrorist attack:

Moscow Supports any Efforts to Ensure Peace in Afghanistan

Russia strongly reacted against last week’s terrorist attack in Nangarhar province, stressing that it backs up any efforts to provide peace in Afghanistan, the Russian embassy in Kabul said in a statement to DIDPress

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Russia’s Foreign Ministry:

Pompeo’s Declaration against Trial of US Military Crimes in Afghanistan Regrettable

Speaking about the situation of Afghanistan, the fight against drugs and the civilian casualties in the country, the Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson emphasized on the fight against drugs while urging prevention of civilian casualties

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US to Reduce Burden of War in Afghanistan: Khalilzad

US special representative on Afghan peace process Zalmay Khalilzad has said that America will reduce the cost of war in Afghanistan

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Russian Foreign Ministry:

Afghan Election Results Must be Transparent

Despite some problems in the Afghan election process, Moscow sees the process positive, said Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova at a press conference

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Ex-French President Jacques Chirac Died aged 86

Jacques Chirac, a two-term French president who was the first leader to acknowledge France’s role in the Holocaust and defiantly opposed the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003, died Thursday at age 86

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World at a Crossroads and a System of International Relations for the Future

These days, the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly opens up. So does a new international “political season”

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