Tolo News: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, in an interview that aired on Monday, said that 2,000 Afghans are still fighting in Syria and that Iran would be willing to arm more in the fight against Daesh if the Afghan government was willing. Click here to read more (external link). Related Transcript of TOLO
Tolo News: In an interview with TOLOnews’ Lotfullah Najafizada, US Special Envoy for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad said that he expects the Afghan peace process to be concluded in months, not years. Click here to read more (external link). Related Khalilzad says patience is needed to resolve a 40-year war Abdullah meets with India’s NSA,
By Ayesha Tanzeem VOA News September 30, 2020 ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN – The man heading Afghanistan’s peace efforts said Iran did not attend the ceremony marking the opening of talks with the Taliban due to tensions with the United States. “Iran was invited…Sometimes their relations with the United States which [are] under a lot of tension at
The Hindu: India should engage with the Taliban and fully support the peace process, says former Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai. In an interview to The Hindu, Mr. Karzai, who remains involved in the process, spoke of his hopes from the Intra Afghan negotiations that began in Doha this month, and the future of Afghanistan as
Ariana: The Chairman of the High Council for National Reconciliation Abdullah Abdullah says that a lasting ceasefire will be the first issue that the Afghan delegation would negotiate with the Taliban once the intra-Afghan talks are started. In an interview with Al Arabiya, Abdullah said: “ The first issue to be discussed will be the
Al Jazeera: Khairullah Khairkhwa, from the Taliban’s political office in Qatar, discusses efforts to reach political reconciliation.