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Fighting Corruption Key to Lasting Peace: EU Envoy

Fighting Corruption Key to Lasting Peace EU Envoy

KABUL – Speaking at the 5th Annual European Anti-Corruption Conference in Kabul on Wednesday, the European Union (EU) envoy in Afghanistan Pierre Mayaudon, said the issue of corruption in Afghanistan has been obstructing the country’s socioeconomic development and that there is a need to take concrete steps towards fighting the …

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The Hour Has Come for Peace in Afghanistan: Pompeo

Time has come for peace in Afghanistan Pompeo

WASHINGTON – The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday said that Afghans deserve an end to the ongoing violence and that the “hour has come for peace in Afghanistan”. He said in a tweet on Wednesday that the Washington remains committed to the Afghan peace process and to …

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Human Rights Should be Safeguarded in Peace Process: Maas

Human Rights Should be Safeguarded in Peace Process Maas

BERLIN – Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani met with his German counterpart Heiko Maas in Berlin, Germany, on Friday and discussed “overall situation of Afghanistan,” Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement on Saturday. According to the statement, the two sides discussed bilateral ties, security, regional cooperation and the ongoing …

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Ghani Appoints New Special Envoy for Peace

Ghani Appoints New Special Envoy for Peace

KABUL – Abdul Salam Rahimi was appointed as President Ghani’s special envoy for peace and state minister in peace affairs, the Office of the President said in a statement on Saturday. He was serving as the Chief of Staff of the Office of the President. He is replacing Mohammad Umer …

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Absolute Majority of Afghans Demand Peace: Abdullah

Abdullah majority of Afghans want peace

GENEVA – Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah who addressed the inauguration ceremony of the Crans Montana 2019, 30th Annual Session in Geneva on Thursday said that the war has continued in Afghanistan for the past four decades and that an absolute majority of Afghans are demanding peace. “The absolute majority of …

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President Ghani Visits Pakistan to Strengthen Ties

President Ghani arrives in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD – Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has arrived in Islamabad on a two-day visit aimed at strengthening ties between the two countries. The visit comes less than a week after Pakistan hosted Afghan opposition leaders to discuss ways to peace and end an 18-year-long war in war-torn Afghanistan. Efforts have …

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