Monthly Archives: November 2020

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Pompeo Meets Peace Negotiators in Doha

(TOLO News): US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday met with peace negotiators from the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and the Taliban in Doha and discussed the peace process and reduction in violence, a source told TOLOnews, as the United States is preparing for reducing the number of its troops in the country. Pompeo

Turkey supports Afghan peace process

(Afghanistan Times): Turkey has announced the ongoing peace process in Afghanistan. “We support the efforts for peace in Afghanistan and want a lasting peace and cut of war in the country,” Turkish President, Racep Tayyip Erdogan told Afghanistan’s chairman of reconciliation council who is in Ankara for an official visit to attract the region’s interests

Australia Defense Chief Pledges Changes after Afghanistan Report

(TOLO News): Australia’s top military official said on Sunday the country’s defense force must ‘own’ a recent report on soldiers committing crimes in Afghanistan and pledged changes to ensure that atrocities do not happen again.  The report, published on Thursday after an inquiry into the conduct of special forces personnel in Afghanistan between 2005 and

Two Blasts Happen in Kabul, One Wounded

(TOLO News): Two magnetic IED explosions happened in Kabul on Saturday morning, leaving one person wounded, according to police.   The first explosion happened in Hese Awal area in the north of Kabul at around 6:10 am local time in which a civilian vehicle was targeted by a magnetic IED blast. The driver of the

CAPS Chairman Hosted Newly Appointed Ambassador of Norway in Kabul

On 21 October 2020, Ole Andreas Lindeman, the newly appointed Ambassador of Norway in Kabul, visited CAPS for a comprehensive discussion with the Chairman of CAPS, Mr. Hekmat Khalil Karzai, on different issues. Mr. Karzai warmly welcomed Ambassador Lindeman saying that Norway is a remarkable partner of Afghanistan playing a crucial role particularly in the

CAPS Chairman holds a farewell meeting with the Japanese Ambassador

On 25 October 2020, MitsujiSuzuka, Ambassador of Japan, held a farewell meeting with Mr. Karzai, Chairman of CAPS.  In the meeting, Mr. Karzai thanked Ambassador Suzuka for his support and friendship with CAPS and for strengthening Afghan/Japanese ties. Amb Suzuka mentioned to Mr. Karzai that Japan is a good friend of Afghanistan and will continue