Despite a recent thaw in relations with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, President Donald Trump is renewing US sanctions on North Korea for another year, justified by “an unusual and extraordinary” nuclear weapons threat.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad announced that he does not think it is worth pursuing negotiations with administration of US President Donald Trump to reach an understanding over crisis plunging his Arab country.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is concerned about fighting in Southwestern Syria which, he said, has displaced thousands of civilians and poses a threat to regional security, according to his spokesman.
The Chief Executive of the Unity Government Abdullha Abdullha met with the President of Pakistan Mamnoon Hussain on the sidelines of a summit in Tajikistan and urged for resolute steps against the Taliban leadership based in Pakistan.
Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah who attended an international water management summit in Tajikistan on Wednesday said Afghanistan will remain a good partner in terms of water management but warned that climate change will take a serious toll on Afghanistan by 2050.
The Afghan and Saudi National Security Advisers Mohammad Hanif Atmar and Mohammad bin Saleh al-Ghofaili held talks regarding the quadrilateral cooperation mechanism between Afghanistan, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, and United States.