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Pakistani FM says no need for US to mediate between Kabul, Islamabad

(The Kabul Times): Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said any reservations Afghanistan has with Pakistan should be resolved bilaterally rather than involving the United States. The foreign minister’s remarks were in reference to part of a joint US-Afghan declaration on peace efforts signed on Saturday by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, US Defense Secretary Mark

By |2020-03-04T07:38:37+00:00March 4th, 2020|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

Annexes of agreement kept secret from Arg

(The Kabul Times): The peace agreement which was signed on Saturday between the US and Taliban in Qatar, contains hidden annexes in which knowhow of implementation of both sides agreements have been explained. Although the Afghan government has requested details of the agreement from the US, but the annexes of the agreement have so far

By |2020-03-04T07:36:37+00:00March 4th, 2020|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

Afghan army reports clash in Balkh days after the signing of U.S.-Taliban peace deal

(KHAAMA PRESS): The Afghan military in the North reported a clash between the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces and the Taliban militants in northern Balkh province. The 209th Shaheen Corps in a statement said a clash broke out between Afghan forces and Taliban militants in Qala-e Barbar area of Dawlatbad district on Tuesday night.

By |2020-03-04T07:33:16+00:00March 4th, 2020|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

Trump’s Afghanistan peace deal must avoid Obama’s Iraq mistakes

(Washington Examiner): Many will welcome the United States-Taliban peace deal signed last weekend in Qatar. They see a war that has lasted nearly 19 years, taken the lives of nearly 3,600, wounded tens of thousands more, and cost trillions of dollars. They see a Taliban force that remains strong, with significant territorial control and financial

By |2020-03-04T07:30:52+00:00March 4th, 2020|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

Qatar Emir to President Ghani: I told Taliban that Afghanistan has Legitimate, Elected Gov’t

(DID Press): Qatar Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani in a telephone conversation on Tuesday evening with President Ashraf Ghani said he is ready for any cooperation in the peace process, adding that he told the Taliban that Afghanistan is not the country of 20 years ago and they should accept the fact. According to

By |2020-03-04T07:26:13+00:00March 4th, 2020|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

‘Relationship with Mullah is very good’, says Trump after speaking with Taliban leader

(KHAAMA PRESS): Official portrait of President Donald J. Trump, Friday, October 6, 2017. (Official White House photo by Shealah Craighead) The U.S. President Donald Trump has said he has a very good relation with the Mullah, emphasizing that both the United States and Taliban want an end to ongoing conflict in Afghanistan. Apparently gesturing to

By |2020-03-04T07:20:57+00:00March 4th, 2020|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

Negotiating team with Taliban to be soon announced, President Ghani

(The Kabul Times): Following signing peace deal between US and Taliban in Doha, Afghanistan government says it is ready to for the intra-Afghan dialogue to decide on maintaining peace and stability in the country. In his latest remark in connection with the negotiating team, President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has said he is committed to maintaining

By |2020-03-04T07:17:07+00:00March 4th, 2020|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments