The US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad on Saturday reacted to a number of “comments” on priorities of the United States in Afghanistan.
United States Department of Defense requested funding to facilitate delegate’s expenses during peace talks.
The Embassy of the United States in Kabul has welcomed the finalization of the Kabul Parliamentary election results in a statement on Thursday, May 16.
The Election Commission has decided not to use biometric system in the upcoming presidential elections.
New MPs in the Wolesi jirga, the Lower House of the Parliament, held a special session on Thursday to elect the House Speaker and the administrative board.
A number of U.S. Senators have sponsored a new bill aiming to approve 4000 visas for the Afghan nationals who have helped the American forces and are now stranded amid fears of persecution by anti-government armed elements, it has been reported.
One of the most dangerous commanders of Taliban Mullah Khadem was killed during the joint operations which were conducted in northern Balkh province, the Ministry of Interior announced late on Wednesday.
The new representatives of Kabul and Paktia provinces took the oath of allegiance Wednesday at the presidential palace (Arg), attended by president M. Ashraf Ghani.
The Russian President Vladimir Putin has said a balance of power is needed in Afghanistan as the positions of Taliban are getting stronger.
At least four prisoners were killed and 13 others wounded after clashes erupted between the prisoners and police on Tuesday in Pul-e Charkhi prison, the Interior Ministry said in a statement.