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

By |2020-11-22T05:51:26+00:00November 22nd, 2020|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

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

By |2020-11-22T05:42:06+00:00November 22nd, 2020|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

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

By |2020-11-22T05:38:07+00:00November 22nd, 2020|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

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

By |2020-11-22T05:03:48+00:00November 22nd, 2020|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

Ghani urges UNSC to stress sanctions on Taliban as key tool for success in peace talks

(ATN News): President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has called on the UN Security Council (UNSC) to emphasize the implementation of sanctions as a critical tool for the success of the ongoing intra-Afghan talks in Doha.  Addressing the UN Security Council’s high-level meeting via a video conference on Friday night to discuss how it can support the

By |2020-11-22T04:53:09+00:00November 22nd, 2020|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

Pompeo arrives in Doha to meet Afghan, Taliban delegations amid increased violence in Afghanistan

(KHAAMA Press): Mike Pompeo, the US Secretary of State accompanied by US special envoy to Afghan peace, Zalmai Khalilzad arrived in Doha on Saturday afternoon to meet with the Afghan and the Taliban peace negotiators, sources said. According to a source in Doha, Pompeo has met both the Afghan and the Taliban delegation this afternoon

By |2020-11-22T04:25:15+00:00November 22nd, 2020|Categories: Archived News|0 Comments

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

By |2020-11-16T06:20:43+00:00November 16th, 2020|Categories: Events|0 Comments

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

By |2020-11-16T06:09:42+00:00November 16th, 2020|Categories: Events|1 Comment

CAPS Chairman Talked with German Envoy for Afghanistan

On 28 October 2020, Mr. Karzai held a VTC with Ambassador Markus Potzel, the German Special Envoy for Afghanistan. Ambassador Potzel mentioned to Mr. Karzai that he is heading to Doha where he will meet with both sides of the Afghan conflict while trying to see how the deadlock can be resolved. Mr. Karzai also

By |2020-11-15T06:58:20+00:00November 15th, 2020|Categories: Events|0 Comments

CAPS Chairman Called on Salahuddin Rabbani

On 22 October 2020, Mr. Karzai visited Mr. Salahuddin Rabbani, Head of Jamiat-e Islami, and had a comprehensive conversation about the current security situation and the peace process. Mr. Rabbani briefed Mr. Karzai on his latest visit to Badakhshan province where the security situation has deteriorated rapidly. Furthermore, Mr. Karzai informed Mr. Rabbani about the

By |2020-11-15T06:51:12+00:00November 15th, 2020|Categories: Events|0 Comments
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