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Parliament approves budget

The budget document for the fiscal year 1399, Persian calendar, was finally approved on Wednesday by 101 votes by and 45 votes against in the Afghan parliament. The Afghan parliament’s financial and budget commission banned the Afghan government from channelling money to the emergency code-91. The lower house included the …

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US-Taliban Peace Talks will be inconclusive without a ceasefire: ARG

Afghan Presidential Office says there have not been any improvements in talks about ‘ceasefire’ and/or ‘reduction of violence’ between the US and the Taliban delegations for peace talks. Sediq Seddiqi, the presidential spokesperson, says that the Taliban should have gone to Duha with a ‘ceasefire’ strategy because the reduction of …

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USA’s support of corrupt warlords ‘unintentionally’ strengthened Taliban: SIGAR

The US Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) underlines that the US government has unwantedly reinforced the Taliban by backing up the corrupt warlords in Afghanistan. John Sopko, the US Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, said that to bring security, the US and its allies supported some warlords …

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Ceasefire Key to Peace Talks: Mohib

Hamdullah Mohib, the Afghanistan’s National Security Adviser, underlined Wednesday at the Raisina Dialogue multilateral conference in New Delhi that “a ceasefire is necessary to create a conducive environment for talks” adding that if the Taliban do not accept the Afghan government’s recall on Peace Talks, they should be ready to …

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