By RFE/RL’s Radio Azadi September 14, 2021 Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai says he’s hopeful the Taliban-led government will eventually become inclusive and draw its strength from domestic legitimacy, which he says is the key to earning international recognition. Karzai said in an exclusive interview with RFE/RL’s Radio Azadi that he continues to urge Taliban leaders
Tolo News: “If the Taliban continue to oppose that–this would be confronted but I want this confrontation to be political, not military,” Karzai said in an interview with Russia’s RTA. “They must agree to that or they will be defeated. The Afghan people will rise against them.” Karzai said the Afghan people are giving the
Ariana: Pakistan’s Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry said Pakistan is continuing its efforts to achieve stability and security in Afghanistan. In a tweet, he said Prime Minister Imran Khan had a telephonic conversation with former Afghan President Hamid Karzai and invited him to attend a “special” conference on Afghanistan situation the country
Press TV June 23, 2021 China and Russia have warned that Afghanistan is facing a security crisis as the United States and other NATO forces are leaving the country without having stabilized the situation there despite two decades of war and occupation. Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu cautioned on Wednesday about the possibility of a civil war
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty June 21, 2021 Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai has sharply criticized the United States and its allies for “failing” in their mission to fight extremism and bring stability to the war-torn country, instead leaving it in “total disgrace and disaster.” In an interview with AP published on June 20, Karzai said extremism was
Tolo News: Former president Hamid Karzai on Monday called on the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and the Taliban to organize peace meetings within the country, reiterating that peace should be changed into a national process in order for results to be achieved. Addressing an event on peace, Karzai said the US’s efforts for peace in
The National (AE): Britain’s departing spy chief Alex Younger has revealed how he outmanoeuvred the CIA for audiences with Afghanistan’s then-president by giving him a regular supply of jam, in a move that “compensated for some billions of dollars of security assistance”. Click here to read more (external link).
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