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Afghanistan Condemns Israel’s Attacks and Encroachment on Palestinian People

Afghan Foreign Minister in a telephonic conversation with his Palestinian counterpart condemned escalation of attacks and encroachment on the Palestinian people during the holy Ramadan Month and Eid-ul-Fitr

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Iranian, Uzbek FMs Conferred on Afghan Peace process

Iranian Foreign Minister (FM) Mohammad Javad Zarif met his Uzbek counterpart on Monday morning in Tashkent where the two sides discussed a range of issues, including the Afghan peace process.

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Pakistan’s Taliban Strategy: A Half-Century of Terror?

An Islamist Afghanistan suzerain to Pakistan is the ISI’s ideal solution but, failing that, an insurgency-ridden perpetually destabilized Afghanistan will do

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EU Backs Success of Peace Process

The Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammad Haneef Atmar in a telephone conversation with the European Commissioner for International Partnerships Ms. Jutta Urpilainen discussed the latest development in the peace talks.

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Despite US Efforts, Arms Embargoes against Iran Ended

Despite US opposition, a long-standing conventional arms embargo imposed on Iran expired in line with the terms of a landmark nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, according to the Iranian foreign ministry.

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Peace process; Khalilzad Heads to Doha, Region

US Special envoy on Afghan peace process Zalmay Khalilzad headed to Qatar to discuss peace process, regional connectivity, trade and development.

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Taliban will not Accept Permanent Truce until Political Deal: Khalilzad

U.S. Special representative on Afghan peace process Zalmay Khalilzad Says Taliban Won’t accept permanent cease-fire until political agreement is reached with the Afghanistan government.

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President Ghani, PM Khan Discuss Peace process, Ceasefire

PM Imran Khan discussed the peace process and ceasefire in telephonic conversation with President Ashraf Ghani. Khan emphasised the importance of all Afghan parties working for reduction in violence leading to ceasefire.

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UNGA: President Ghani Called for Ceasefire

In a virtual speech to the UN General Assembly, President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani called for a ceasefire, pointing to ongoing peace talks with the Taliban in Doha. Mr. Ghani also spoke about the coronavirus epidemic and stated that during the outbreak, Afghanistan’s economic growth has decreased by 30 percent.

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I thank Ata M. Noor for his Staunch Support for Peace: Pontecorvo

NATO senior civilian representative Stefano Pontecorvo met with Ata Mohammad Noor, the chief executive of Jamiat-e Islami party and discussed the peace process.

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