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”.
Sarwar Danish, the Second Vice-President of the country, says that the Taliban’s Talks with the United States will not end the current war in Afghanistan.
Afghanistan’s Electoral Complaints Commission on Saturday warned candidates in the country against premature campaigning ahead of 2019 presidential elections.
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.
There are guesses and suspicions that exploiting different ways and means, the Pakistan government is intending to sabotage the Afghan peace talks and secretly is involved to fail them.
Since 2015, ISIS-Khurasan has started its activities in eastern areas of Afghanistan particularly Nangarhar and Kunar provinces.
Addressing a conference on peace in Kabul, Chief Executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah said the Afghans had long been yearning for peace with honor and living in stability, a statement said
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.
Graham says he hopes that the US will not accept the Taliban’s demand for withdrawal within 18 months.
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.