A right-wing US veterans group has begun a TV advertising campaign aimed at urging American voters to demand from their congressional representatives to put an end to “endless wars,” focusing on the need to pull out of Afghanistan.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Friday said that India and Iran should work to expedite rail connectivity to Afghanistan and procurement for the development of Chabahar Port, a seaport in Iran.
Acting Minister of Foreign Affairs Idrees Zaman on Wednesday met with the German Minister of State at the Federal Foreign Office, Mr. Niels Annen, where they discussed key issues, including the Afghan peace and presidential election.
John Sopko, Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) told US Congress on Wednesday that US officials have ‘routinely lied’ to the public with exaggerating reports on the Afghan war. Sopko was summoned by the US Congress to talk about the ‘Afghanpapers’ recently published by America’s Washington Post.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met and held talks with Afghan National Security Adviser Hamdollah Moheb in New Delhi on Tuesday.
Efforts to reduce violence will have an impact on lives of all Afghans, NATO’s senior civilian representative in Afghanistan, Nicholas Kay, said.
According to Oman’s state media, Sultan Qaboos bin Said al Said, a long-ruling king of Oman has died at the age of 79 on Friday evening.
“We don’t want war. We haven’t attacked any country in last 4 centuries,” the Iranian ambassador to New Delhi Ali Chegeni told reporters in New Delhi on Wednesday, hours after Iran launched a major ballistic missile attack on US-led forces in Iraq, potentially triggering a new round of escalation in the confrontation between the two historic rivals.
Hassan Rouhani, the President of Iran, reacted on Trump’s tweet about targeting 52 Iranian sites.
In a statement, the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) said Afghans braved security threats to cast their votes for a better future, and now, authorities and candidates must take the elections to its final stage.