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Pompeo Declares Peace Plan for M.E. to Be Unveiled “Within Weeks”


WASHINGTON – The administration of US President Donald Trump has decided to delay the Israeli-Palestinian peace plan after Israel is facing new elections, scheduled for September 17. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo dismissed all speculation of a substantial delay in announcing the long-awaited peace plan announced by the United …

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Pakistan to observe Sept 6 as Kashmir Defense Day


ISLAMABAD – Pakistani Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on Information and Broadcasting Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan said the Defense and Martyrs Day of Pakistan will also be observed as Kashmir Defense Day on Friday, The News reported Thursday. Delivering speech at an international conference on Kashmir, she said this showed the …

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Dostum Questions Ghani’s Policies on Peace

Dostum Questions Ghani

KABUL – First Vice President Abdul Rashid Dostum on Tuesday raised questions on President Ashraf Ghani’s policies for the peace process and addressing the fragile security situation in the country. Dostum aligned with Ghani in the 2014 presidential elections told his supporters in his native town of Sheberghan in the …

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Direct Talks Will Begin ‘in the Future’: Danish

Direct Talks Will Begin ‘in the Future’ Danish

KABUL – Afghan Second Vice President Mohammad Sarwar Danish who earlier said in a statement that direct talks with the Taliban will happen on Oct.15 and after the elections has issued a correction saying the direct talks will begin ‘in the future’, without determining any date. The US and the …

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Ashraf Ghani, Pompeo Agree to Accelerate Peace Efforts

Ashraf Ghani, Pompeo Agree to Accelerate Peace Efforts

WASHINGTON – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani have agreed that it was time to accelerate efforts to reach a negotiated end to the conflict in the war-ravaged Afghanistan, the US State Department said on Thursday. During a phone call on Wednesday, Pompeo assured Ghani …

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China Welcomes Russian Concept of Collective Security in Persian Gulf


BEIJING – China welcomes the Russian Foreign Ministry proposed concept of collective security in the Persian Gulf zone, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said at a regular briefing on Thursday, TASS news agency reported on Thursday. “We welcome the Russian initiative,” she said. “We would also like to boost …

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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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