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EU Reiterates Support To Afghan Led, Owned Peace Process

The European Union (EU) Special Envoy for Afghanistan Roland Kobia met with president Ghani late Wednesday and reiterated EU’s position on peace which must be Afghan led and owned, the Presidential Palace said.
EU Reiterates Support To Afghan Led, Owned Peace Process

President Ghani and Kobia discussed the peace process, the presidential election and the EU’s role in good governance and democracy in the country, Presidential Palace said in a statement.

During the meeting Mr. Kobia commended the Afghan government and the people braving Taliban’s threats by holding the election and the Afghan security forces for safeguarding the election.

He noted that this time the electoral commissions tried to hold the election properly compare to the past.
On Afghan peace process, he said that EU supports the Afghan government’s efforts in achieving lasting peace and stability in which democratic values are maintained.
“The conditions for peace must be the end of violence in Afghanistan and Taliban should show willingness to negotiate with the Afghan government,” said Roland Kobia adding that the only way to achieve lasting peace in Afghanistan is that the Taliban must renounce violence and join to peace.
 
Source : Afghan Voice Agency(AVA)
Thursday 17 October 2019 13:11
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