Daily Archives: October 5, 2020

Doha Agreement Strengthened Taliban’s Sense of Success

(Didpress Agency): “When the Taliban refused to back down during the term of the Doha agreement, with the United States, which lasted 18 months, one should not think that they would even be willing to talk about it in the future intra-Afghan negotiations,” Bahrami wrote on his twitter page. According to him, the Doha agreement

Afghan leaders meet to discuss peace process

(Afghanistan Times): President Ashraf Ghani met on Sunday with Abdullah Abdullah, chairman of the high council for national reconciliation to discuss steps the government needs to take in the future. Presidential palace said in a statement that Abdullah informed Ghani about his recent visit to Pakistan and meetings with Pakistani officials. Abdullah was warmly welcomed

5 Killed in Spate of Security Incidents in Kabul

(TOLO News): In Bagrami district, two army officers—Wais Ahmad and Sayed Nazifullah—were killed and another was wounded in an attack by unknown armed men, according to police.  Meanwhile, a vehicle carrying Hamdullah Arbab, spokesman and commissioner for the Access to Information Commission, was targeted by an IED blast in Kabul. Arbab was not wounded in

Doha: Direct Talks Still Pending 22 Days In

(TOLO News): The negotiating teams of both sides of the peace negotiations have held seven contact group meetings, but could not agree on two disputed points.  The contact groups have not held any meetings for the last six days, according to TOLOnews’ Karim Amini who reports on the talks from Doha. The Taliban demand recognition

Ghani calls on Taliban to become a ‘positive force’ and help bring peace

(ATN News): Addressing a gathering in Paktika on Saturday, Ghani said: “Taliban are negative forces and they show their presence by killing people.” He urged the Taliban to become a positive force and said “let’s put hands together to bring security across Afghanistan.” “All people demand peace. Without peace, any development would be difficult but

Twin attacks rock Kabul, 3 killed

(Afghanistan Times): Two military attorneys and a civilian were killed in two separate attacks Sunday in Kabul city, police confirm. The incidents took place Sunday morning in eastern parts of the capital in PD 16 and PD 8, Ferdaws Faramarz, Kabul police spokesman said. Shah Mahmoud Miakhil, deputy defense minister also confirmed that two of

President Ghani Heads to Kuwait and Qatar

(TOLO News): According to the statement, the president is accompanied by First Vice President Amrullah Saleh, acting Foreign Minister Mohammad Hanif Atmar, National Security Advisor Hamdullah Mohib, lower house and upper house members and several other high-ranking government officials. The statement said that heads of prominent Afghan media are also accompanying the President. Ghani will

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