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Pakistan: We Hope Afghans Would Seize the Opportunity for Peace

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KABUL – Pakistan says it has been making serious and sincere efforts for facilitating intra-Afghan peace process for an inclusive political settlement. “We hope that Afghans would seize this opportunity for achieving lasting peace and stability in Afghanistan,“ said Pakistan’s Foreign Office (FO) on Monday. FO spokesperson, commenting on the …

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Qureshi: Reduction in Violence is Central to Peace in Afghanistan

Shah Mahmood Qureshi

ISLAMBAD – Significant reduction in violence is central to ensuring peace and security in Afghanistan, Pakistan said on Monday. The Afghan government and the Taliban must demonstrate flexibility to reach a peaceful settlement, Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi stressed. Addressing the inaugural session of the Pak-Afghan Bilateral Dialogue in Islamabad, …

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Afghanistan, Pakistan Track-II Dialogue Starts in Islamabad

Pakistan Afghanistan cooperation

ISLAMABAD – Afghan political leaders, former diplomats, members of civil society, women activists and senior journalists have arrived in Pakistan for a two-day Pakistan-Afghanistan track-II dialogue, beginning on Monday amid stalemate in peace process and tension between the two countries over a series of statements by Afghan leaders. The first …

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Qureshi Expresses Optimism About Afghan Peace Process

Shah Mahmood Qureshi

KABUL – Following Pakistan Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa’s meeting with Afghan leadership, Pakistan’s Foreign Minister (FM) Shah Mahmood Qureshi expressed optimism for long-term stability in Afghanistan. FM Qureshi said on Tuesday at a press conference in Islamabad that stability in Afghanistan is critical for regional peace and security. …

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Pakistan’s Crucial Role in Afghan Peace Process

Pakistan Afghanistan cooperation

The role of international and regional countries in the success and failure of the Afghan peace process cannot be denied. Pakistan, meanwhile, as Afghanistan’s largest neighbor, has been instrumental in Afghanistan since its inception in 1947 and is still a key player in the Afghan peace process. The recent US …

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US Withdrawal and Prospects of Peace in Afghanistan

US Troops withdrawal and prospects of peace

Announcement of the withdrawal of US and NATO troops from Afghanistan has been one of the most controversial issues in recent weeks and has been met with mixed reactions from Afghans. Some welcome the decision by the US government and NATO, while others see the withdrawal of foreign troops as …

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Ghani Using Democracy as the Basis for His Survival

Ghani

Many political pundits in Afghanistan have come to the conclusion that President Ashraf Ghani has been using the call for a democratic system as a means of staying in power and using it as a deterrent to threats aimed at his political power. For him it does not make any …

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Report: President Ghani Proposes Three-phase Peace Roadmap

President Ghani

KABUL – President Ashraf Ghani will put forward a three-phase peace roadmap for Afghanistan during a proposed meeting in Turkey, seeking an agreement with the Taliban and a ceasefire before elections, Reuters reported on Sunday, quoting an official document. Washington is pushing for a conference to be hosted by Turkey, …

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