Afghan Voice Agency (AVA) – Daily View: Ashraf Ghani, who gave an interview to a new media outlet one year after his escape from Kabul, says that he is still the "elected" president of Afghanistan and until the power is transferred by the people to another person, he will be the president based on the law. He also claimed that the Minister of Defense ...
Amid rising levels of violence in the country, US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconstruction Zalmay Khalilzad said overnight Sunday that an accelerated political settlement was critical along with a reduction in violence.
US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad said on Tuesday that both sides to the peace process need to find a way where there is neither a winner nor a loser in attaining peace.
DOHA, Qatar – Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, during his official trip to Qatar, met with United States special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad and commander of NATO’s Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan Gen. Scott Miller, discussing the “latest” on Afghan peace process on Monday.
U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad departed for Doha on Tuesday and will meet both delegations to hear updates on their efforts to negotiate, the U.S. State Department said.
Testifying before the House Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on National Security about the Trump administration’s Afghanistan policy, US peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad said Washington and its allies were looking at an agreement between Afghanistan and Pakistan so that neither side’s territory would be used to attack the other.
The US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad and Qatari officials discussed the possibility of co-investing in Afghan projects to “consolidate peace and unlock regional prosperity.”
Zalmay Khalilzad, US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation, along with seeking an immediate start of the intra-Afghan negotiations, held meetings over the past week focused on economic plans for a peaceful Afghanistan with Qatari development groups.
U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad will be visiting Qatar, Pakistan and Uzbekistan, in his new round of travel to start the intra-Afghan peace talks, a statement said on Sunday.
US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad left for Doha and Kabul on Sunday to press Taliban and Afghan government officials to open peace talks, the US State Department said.
President Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah, who has become chief High Council for National Reconciliation, should not repeat mistakes in governing that existed under the National Unity Government, US special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad said on Sunday.
The US envoy for Afghanistan’s peace, Zalmay Khalilzad, in tweets in the early hours of Saturday morning, said that civilians still suffer from the ongoing war in Afghanistan despite the fall in casualties.
Ramadan offers Afghan leaders, President Ashraf Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah, the opportunity to put the interest of the country ahead of their own, US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad said on Sunday.
The United States welcomed India's engagement in regional and international efforts for lasting peace in war-torn Afghanistan, said US special envoy to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad during talks with India’s External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar.