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Afghans deserve peace after 4 decades of war: Khalilzad

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: The US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad expressed that the “Afghan people deserve peace”. “We are in hurry to end the Afghan tragedy,” Khalilzad said in an interview with US’s PBS news agency. Khalilzad commented that it would be good if there is some kind …

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‘Well-founded’ hopes for Afghanistan peace: UN

AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: Hopes for peace in Afghanistan are better than they have been in many years, despite a grave humanitarian crisis and persistent violence, a senior United Nations official said Friday. The UN’s humanitarian chief in the country, Toby Lanzer, told reporters that even though some 3.6 million people …

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UN condemns Kabul bombing that killed over 50

AT-KABUL: Tadamichi Yamamoto, the Secretary-Gerneral’s Special Representative for Afghanistan and UNAMA chief, has strongly condemned Tuesday night’s attack on a religious gathering, in which over 50 people have been killed and over 90 wounded, and said it “was nothing short of an atrocity”. In a statement from UNAMA Yamamoto said, “On …

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EU hails consensus among key Afghans over peace parameters

AT-KABUL:  The Council of the European Union has adopted conclusions on Afghanistan, reaffirming its long-term commitment to supporting the Afghans in their path towards peace, security and prosperity. The EU Council welcomed ‘the growing consensus among key Afghan, regional and international stakeholders on the parameters of a potential peace process, …

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