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Moscow/Sputnik/UNI Pakistan fears that a quick pullout of all US forces from Afghanistan would cause instability to trickle over the border and trigger a refugee crisis in neighboring countries, Pakistani Additional Foreign Secretary Muhemmed Aejaz told Sputnik. more
Millions of Afghans have ‘voted not just for a president, but also for democracy’, UN Assembly told

New York: Just two days ago, some three million Afghans faced the threat of terrorism and headed to the polls, to “vote not just for a president, but also for democracy,” Hamd ...

Trump cancels secret meetings with Taliban, Afghan president after attack in Kabul

Washington (Xinhua/UNI) US President Donald Trump said that he had cancelled secret meetings with the Taliban leaders and Afghan president after a car bomb in Kabul killed one American so ...

Taliban may want India in peace deal: Afghanistan media owner

Kabul: An Afghanistani media baron has said that he feels Taliban group will want India to play a role in the peace deal connected with the South Asian nation and not act as a spoiler in ...

Pompeo speaks over phone with Afghan president on peace talks

Washington (Xinhua/UNI) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke over phone on Wednesday with Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani on efforts to end war in Afghanistan, said the US State ...

US Envoy heads to Afghanistan, Qatar to facilitate peace process - State Dept.

Washington (Sputnik/UNI) US Special Representative for Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad will travel to Afghanistan and Qatar July 22 to August 1 to facilitate the Afghan peace process, the De ...

US to leave strong intelligence in Afghanistan despite gradual troops withdrawal – Trump

Washington (Sputnik/UNI) The United States will continue to reduce the number of its troops in Afghanistan but leave strong intelligence in the country in order to monitor the situation t ...

US, European diplomats to discuss Afghanistan in Brussels next week : State Dept.

Washington (Sputnik/UNI) Two senior US diplomats will travel to Brussels next week for meetings with European counterparts on the situation in Afghanistan and Indo-Pacific security, the S ...

Taliban leader accuses Kabul of attempting to sabotage Intra-Afghan dialogue

Kabul (Sputnik/UNI): The leader of the Taliban movement, Mullah Haibatullah Akhundzada, has accused Kabul, which the group believes to be manipulated by the United States, of attempting t ...

Afghan President discusses regional issues, peace with Pakistani leader : statement

Kabul (Sputnik/UNI) Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has met with Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan on the sidelines of the summit of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and disc ...