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Khalilzad: Taliban should assure that their prisoners won’t return to battlefield

Zalmay Khalilzad, the US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation, in an exclusive interview with Ariana News, said that the Taliban should guarantee that their prisoners will not fight again adding that they should implement each section of the US-Taliban deal. He added that Ghani-Abdullah tensions are resolvable. Zalmay Khalilzad, in …

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UN Congratulates Ashraf Ghani on new office

The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) congratulates President Ashraf Ghani on the occasion of his inauguration today, UNAMA said in a statement. The statement said, “The United Nations welcomes President Ghani’s commitment to national cohesion, to the formation of an inclusive government acceptable to all, and to fostering peace …

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Ashraf Ghani takes Oath of Office as president

Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, Monday in his swear-in ceremony insisted that the presidential palace (Arg) will not be an exclusive political headquarter and that the politicians should get together for Afghanistan’s construction. Eventually, after the post-election tensions, Ashraf Ghani, in the presence of officials, the U.S. Special Representative, the ambassadors for …

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Khalilzad welcomes Ghani’s decision to postpone his inauguration ceremony

The US Special Representative for Afghanistan’s reconciliation, Zalmay Khalilzad said in a tweet on Wednesday that he welcomes President Ghani’s decision to postpone the event until March 9. He said, “The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Afghanistan has announced the postponement of tomorrow’s planned presidential inauguration ceremony. I welcome President …

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US wants Ghani to postpone inauguration

The United States wants the Afghan President Ashraf Ghani to defer his second-term inauguration over concerns it could inflame an election feud with his political rival and jeopardize US-led peacemaking efforts, Reuters, Monday, reported based on the two sources familiar with the matter. Based on the IEC results, Ghani claimed …

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