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Hikmatyar Meets Pakistan National Assembly Speaker

Hikmatyar meets Pakistan National Assembly Speaker

ISLAMABAD – Hizb-e-Islami leader, Gulbadin Hikmatyar, met Pakistan’s National Assembly speaker, Asad Qaiser, on Wednesday and discussed Afghanistan peace. During the meeting, Pak-Afghan relations and the political, economic situation in the region and issues of mutual interest were discussed. The Speaker said that Pakistan wants to see a peaceful, prosperous …

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Qureshi: Pakistan Supports a United, Democratic and Sovereign Afghanistan

Qureshi, Pakistan supports a united, democratic and sovereign Afghanistan

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan’s foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi reportedly cautioned Hizb-e-Islami leader Gulbuddin Hekmatyar of “spoilers” in the Afghan peace process, suggesting to be vigilant. During a meeting with the Hekmatyar in Islamabad, Qureshi reaffirmed Pakistan’s desire to further strengthen “the close fraternal relations between the two countries”, according to …

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Karzai, Rabbani, Hekmatyar Refuse to Join HCNR

Karzai, Rabbani, Hekmatyar Refuse to Join HCNR

KABUL – Ex-president Hamid Karzai, Salahuddin Rabbani and the leader of Hezb-e Islami Gulbuddin Hekmatyar refused to join the High Council for National Reconciliation (HCNR). Former president Hamid Karzai said in a statement that he will not be part of any government formation but welcomes peace efforts. “As a citizen, …

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No Way to Power Except by Votes: Hekmatyar

No Way to Power Except by Votes, Hekmatyar

KABUL – Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, leader of the Hizb-e-Islami party, on Tuesday at a press conference in Kabul said that there is no other way to reach power but through the people’s votes. Hekmatyar said that his party had prepared a peace draft and it has been shared around, and it …

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US Wants Taliban to Cut Ties with Iran: Hekmatyar

US Wants Taliban to Cut Ties with Iran, Hekmatyar

KABUL – The US has asked the Taliban to cut its ties with Iran and to agree to the presence of some US forces in Afghanistan after a potential peace agreement between the two sides, said Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, the reconciled leader of Hizb-e-Islami, on Tuesday, ToloNews reported. According to the …

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Supporters of Hekmatyar Protest Against Election Frauds

Supporters of Hekmatyar Protest Against Election Frauds

KABUL – Supporters of Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, the leader of the Hizb-e-Islami Afghanistan Party (HIA) and head of “Peace and Islamic Justice” electoral team protested in Kabul over what is called “systematic fraud” in presidential elections on Friday. Peace and Islamic Justice supporters called on the Independent Election Commission (IEC) to …

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No Peace Without an Interim Government: Hekmatyar

No Peace Without an Interim Government: Hekmatyar

KABUL – An interim government is needed for peace in Afghanistan, and peace shall be improbable without it, Gulbudin Hekmatyar, leader of Hizb-i-Islami Afghanistan and a presidential candidate said in a campaign rally of his supporter on Thursday in Maidan Wardak Province. “Whoever opposes peace in Afghanistan, shall get isolated,” …

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Gulbuddin Hekmatyar Praises Pakistan’s Role in Afghan Peace

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ISLAMABAD – Afghanistan’s former Prime Minister Gulbuddin Hekmatyar has praised Pakistan’s role in the ongoing peace process for his war-ravaged country. Talking to Anadolu Agency in Bhurban Murree, he said Pakistan is playing a key role in bringing peace in Afghanistan. “I praised Pakistan’s sincere efforts and I am sure …

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Afghan Politicians to Meet Ghani and Khalilzad on Peace

Afghan Politicians to Meet Ghani and Khalilzad on Peace

KABUL – A number of prominent political leaders will meet President Ashraf Ghani and Zalmay Khalilzad, the US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation, on Wednesday, sources confirmed. Abdul Rab Rasul Sayyaf former Jihadi leader, former president Hamid Karzai, head of the High Peace Council, Mohammad Karim Kbalili, Batur Dostum son …

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