Daily Archives: July 28, 2021

Pakistan Reopens Spin Boldak Crossing Held by Taliban

(TOLO News): Pakistan reopened southwestern the Chaman-Spin Boldak crossing in Kandahar province that is currently held by the Taliban, Pakistani customs officials said, as quoted by Reuters.  The Pakistani government has allowed over 100 trucks carrying goods to cross into Afghanistan, the report said.  The crossing has remained closed by Pakistan since fierce fighting for

NATO Chief Reiterates Support for Afghanistan

(TOLO News): NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Tuesday said there is a need for a political settlement to end the conflict in Afghanistan. "The security situation in Afghanistan remains deeply challenging, and requires a negotiated settlement. NATO will continue to support Afghanistan, including with funding; civilian presence; and out-of-country training,” tweeted Stoltenberg after speaking

Karzai calls for more efforts for peace

(Afghanistan Times): Former Afghan President, Hamid Karzai, met with members of the Afghanistan rescue movement on Monday. In this review, the former president called on the government and the Taliban to take away from this foreign war, and through talks, to promote respectable peace in the country and for a prosperous, progressive and united government

UN envoy asks Afghan negotiator to accelerate peace talks

(Afghanistan Times): The United Nations envoy to Afghanistan in a meeting with chief Afghan negotiator in talks with Taliban called for acceleration of the negotiations to reach a negotiated settlement and end the war. Deborah Lyons, the UN secretary-general’s special representative for Afghanistan met the Afghan government chief negotiator Masoom Stanekzai on Monday, discussing the

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