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UAE to invest on solar power in Afghanistan

AT News KABUL: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) plans to invest on a solar power project in Afghanistan that would produce 3,000 megawatts of electricity. A memorandum of understanding was signed Wednesday between the government of Afghanistan and an Emirati electricity company in Kabul. Wahid Tawhidi, spokesman of the power …

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Taking Stock of the Taliban’s Perspectives on Peace

As peace talks in Afghanistan unfold, the Taliban’s positions on a number of critical topics to be discussed with the Afghan government remain ambiguous or undefined. The group has undertaken some preparatory deliberations but has a long way to go before it reaches consensus on ideas for Afghanistan’s future. It …

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US supports democratic, sovereign and united Afghanistan

AT News KABUL: The US Chargé d’ Affairs Ross Wilson said that the US supported a democratic, sovereign and united Afghanistan in peace with “itself and its neighbors”. “The intra-Afghan negotiations should and will be Afghan owned and Afghan led,” Wilson said, following the three days consultative Loya Jirga’s decision …

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US, Pakistan discuss Afghan peace process

AT Monitoring Desk KABUL: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussed over the phone with his Pakistani counterpart the ongoing peace process in Afghanistan to end the conflict as the country enters a critical phase in peace talks. In reading out Pompeo’s call with Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, State …

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