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NATO Reaffirms Commitments to Support Afghan Forces

NATO Secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg said the alliance remains firmly committed to its resolute support mission in Afghanistan. During a pre-ministerial press conference ahead of the two-day NATO defense ministers meeting in Brussels, Stoltenberg reaffirmed commitments to train, advice and assist Afghan forces in their bid to curb the Taliban. …

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Germans Protest Against Return of Failed Asylum Seekers to Afghanistan

Several thousand people have taken part in demonstrations across Germany in support of Afghan nationals who are being obliged to return home after their asylum requests failed. Nearly 12,000 have been asked to leave. Several thousand people protested in cities across Germany on Saturday against the obligatory repatriation of failed …

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Iran’s Ex-President Rafsanjani Dies Aged 82

Iran’s ex-President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani has died at the age of 82 as a result of a heart attack. Rafsanjani was an influential Iranian politician who was the fourth president of his country from 1989 to 1997. He played an important role in the 1979 Iran’s revolution but later in …

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US Welcomes Tripartite Talks on Afghanistan

The US State Department has welcomed a three-way meeting between China, Russia and Pakistan about Afghanistan held in Moscow last week. “What we welcome is any international effort to help Afghanistan become secure and more prosperous. And we continue to support, as we always have, an Afghan-led reconciliation process. We …

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