AT-KABUL: Amidst concerns and media buzz about Afghan government’s clandestine deal with a neighboring country for peace talks, President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani said Wednesday that national objectives would not be compromised.
President Ghani attended graduation ceremony of army cadets in Marshal Mohammad Qasim Fahim Defense University. He said there were several plots to discredit the National Unity Government.
He said that those who wanted to undermine the morale of Afghan troops should rethink because they would never succeed to reach their nefarious end.
Ghani added that the abduction of 31 passengers in Zabul province was one of the plots against the National Unity Government.
However, the president did not name any specific country that tries to plot against the Afghan gerent, but he warned that no one should think Afghanistan as battlefield of their ‘proxy war’.
He called on Afghans to pay attention to stability and national unity, besides overcoming the current wars and conflicts in Afghanistan.
In the meantime, a number of analysts say that President Ghani during his trips to neighboring countries will have found that a number of the countries were trying to plot against the National Unity Government and undermine its credibility among the masses.
Wadir Safi, an analyst, was quoted by Radio Azadi, as saying that the government was blaming others to hide its weaknesses in its activities, as has not formed the cabinet in most than six months.
The remarks come as the Afghan government has paid all out efforts to hold peace talks with the Taliban and lead this process towards a result-oriented end.