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Intra-Afghan talks begins within next few weeks

President Ashraf Ghani at an international symposium on smart city in Kabul on Saturday said that the intra-Afghan negotiations – between the Afghan government and the Taliban – will begin within the next few weeks, saying “peace is our goal and we have a strong will for it”.

US continues supporting Afghan security forces

Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah on Saturday met with the Commander of the US Central Command, Gen. Kenneth McKenzie, and discussed the ongoing peace process, the upcoming presidential elections and regional issues, Abdullah’s office said in a statement.

Ghani holds cabinet session

Chaired by President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, the cabinet held meeting at the Chahar Chenar Palace the other day, the Presidential Palace said in a statement.

Bombs in Kandahar and Kabul

Two bombs were placed in front of the entrance to the police headquarters in Kandahar; another explosion at the university in the capital. The country is engaged in a difficult peace process after 18 years of civil conflict.