Mary Jan Mohammadi / Peace is a dream that Afghan citizens have made many sacrifices to achieve for years, but they have not achieved it yet. Although with the beginning of the peace process in Afghanistan, many internal, regional and global talks and meetings were held regarding peace and stability in this country, but with the intervention of major ...
As violence continues to grip Helmand province and reports continuously emerge of other clashes breaking out around the country, Afghan peace negotiator Nader Nadery said from Doha that if the bloodshed continues, Afghanistan might have to reassess whether “talking” whilst “fighting” is viable or not.
A planned $1 billion cut in U.S. aid to Afghanistan would come from funds for Afghan security forces, according to three U.S. sources, a step experts said would undercut both Kabul’s ability to fight the Taliban and its leverage to negotiate a peace deal with them. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced the reduction on March 23 and threatened to ...
Militants in Afghanistan have intensified their activities while efforts are under way to bring the Taliban and the Afghan government into negotiating table as over four dozen people have been killed across the country over the past 24 hours, officials confirmed Sunday.
President Mohamad Ashraf Ghani met on Monday evening with the administrative board and committee heads of the Lower House of the Parliament at the Presidential Palace to continue his series of consultative meetings on peace with various classes and strata of the society, a statement from the presidential press office said.
Qatar’s special envoy to Afghanistan, who arrived in Kabul Sunday to discuss Afghanistan’s peace process, says several key countries and organizations involved in the Afghan peace process have been invited to attend the signing ceremony of a US-Taliban peace deal in Doha.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke by phone on Tuesday with Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani over the progress made in the ongoing peace talks with the Taliban, the President’s office said in a statement.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has demanded "demonstrable evidence" from the Taliban that it will lower the violence level in Afghanistan before signing a deal that would lead to peace talks and a withdrawal of U.S. troops from the country.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has received top US and NATO representatives in Kabul and was briefed about the ongoing peace negotiations with the Taliban, presidential spokesman Sediq Sediqqi said on Sunday.
Political leaders and heads of political bodies, including Abdullah Abdullah and Hamid Karzai, had a consultative meeting Saturday in Kabul in order to create a new policy for the peace negotiations. CE Abdullah warned that no one can cease the peace talks for personal benefits. They considered ‘violence reduction’ as a feasible option to proceed with ...
The Taliban militant group has carried out a bomb attack against an American convoy in Afghanistan’s northern Kunduz Province, killing a US soldier, only weeks after the two sides restarted stalled peace negotiations.