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Pakistan Remains a Steadfast Partner of Afghanistan: Pak MoFA

Pakistan Remains a Steadfast Partner of Afghanistan, Pak MoFA

KABUL – Pakistan condemned the multiple bombing explosions in Jalalabad city of Nangarhar which left dozens of people wounded. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Pakistan said in a statement on Monday, “Pakistan strongly condemns the multiple terrorist bomb attacks in Jalalabad today, on the centennial Independence Day of Afghanistan.” …

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Afghanistan Local Goods Festival Kicked off in Kabul

Afghanistan Local Goods Festival Kicked off in Kabul

KABUL – Deputy minister of finance, administrative and tourism for information and culture, Sayeda Mojgan Mostafavi opened handicraft exhibition and local food festival on the occasion of 100th anniversary of Afghanistan Independence Sunday evening in Kabul. At the opening ceremony attended by a number of officials of the ministry of …

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US to Sign ‘New Agreement’ with Afghan Govt

US to Sign ‘New Agreement’ with Afghan Govt

KABUL – The National Unity Government (NUG) says that the United States will sign a new agreement with the Afghan government concurrently with the US-Taliban peace agreement. The NUG officials say that they have the agreement’s content. Mujib Rahimi, the Spokesperson to the Office of the Chief Executive, says that …

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US Ambassador Questions Afghan Govt Stance on Graft

US Ambassador Questions Afghan Govt Stance on Graft

KABUL – The United States ambassador to Afghanistan on Thursday openly questioned the Afghan government’s commitment to fighting corruption after reports that a key figure in a massive banking scandal received an early prison release in return for a large campaign donation. Ambassador John Bass’ comments came after local media …

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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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People Must Remember Why Afghan Mission Began: Stoltenberg

People Must Remember Why Afghan Mission Began: Stoltenberg

BRUSSELS – NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in an address to Lowy Institute in Sydney on Wednesday said that people must remember why the mission of the alliance began in Afghanistan. “We went to Afghanistan because it was a safe haven for international terrorists,” Mr. Stoltenberg said. “The main task …

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