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Afghan govt., people should be part of peace bid: India

AT Monitoring Desk KABUL: Days after US President Donald Trump called off negotiations with the Taliban group, India said that any peace process should have full consent of the Afghan government and the people.   Addressing a weekly briefing, Raveesh Kumar, a spokesman for India’s Ministry of External Affairs, said India …

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Trump declares Afghan peace talks with Taliban ‘Dead’

WASHINGTON: President Trump declared on Monday that peace talks with the Taliban were “dead,” but signaled that he would still withdraw United States troops from America’s longest war, following the collapse this weekend of a monthslong effort to ease violence in Afghanistan. Expressing impatience with the continued burden of keeping …

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Miller says US, NATO committed to peace in Afghanistan

AT News Report KABUL: US and NATO forces commander in Afghanistan, Gen. Scott Miller has visited southern Kandahar province, in which he said that he had a good meeting with provincial leadership on their continued commitment to the Afghan security forces. NATO Senior Civilian Representative for Afghanistan, Nicholas Kay was …

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UN seeks direct talks between Afghans, Taliban

AT News Report KABUL: President Donald Trump’s sudden halt to US-Taliban talks seems to have worsened the situation in Afghanistan as the Taliban have embarked on threatening the US with “Jihad” and seizing more land across the country after the failed peace talks. Now, with an agreement to end America’s …

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China-Afghanistan-Pakistan hold 3rd round of FM’s dialogue today

AT Monitoring Desk KABULL: The 3rd round of China-Afghanistan-Pakistan Trilateral foreign ministers’ dialogue will be held today (Saturday) in Pakistan’s capital city, Islamabad. Afghan Foreign Minister, Salahuddin Rabbani, State Councilor and Foreign Minister of China, Wang Yi, will lead their respective delegations. The agenda of the dialogue focuses on political relations …

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Taliban can’t win militarily: Stoltenberg

AT News Report KABUL: NATO Secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg said that they welcome the talks which are going on and they welcome the efforts by the United States to reach an agreement with the Taliban. “I think I will be very careful about speculating when such an agreement will be …

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