Tag Archives: Ashraf Ghani

Ghani Fires MoFA Spokesman, Abdullah Tells Him to Continue His Job

President Ashraf Ghani has fired foreign ministry’s spokesperson, Sibghatullah Ahmadi over his twitter comments on Pakistan’s talks with the Taliban insurgent group but the Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah has denounced his decision. The Afghan presidential palace and Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) released conflicting statements over the Taliban’s 12-member visit …

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Ghani Called-off Live TV Debate at Last Minute

President Ashraf Ghani called-off the live TV debate with his Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah at the last minute on Monday. Both Ghani and Abdullah are running for the upcoming presidential election. The Presidential Protective Service (PPS), Ghani’s security guards, were present at the TV studio until they were called-off at …

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Baghlan Governor Resigns

The governor of Baghlan province has resigned from his position, the Independent Directorate of Local Governance (IDLG) announced on Monday. According to the statement, Baghlan governor Farid Baseem has resigned due to personnel issues. President Ashraf Ghani has accepted his resignation. The statement further said that the provincial deputy governor …

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Peace Is Impossible Without Ceasefire: Ghani

President Ashraf Ghani on Monday said that peace with Taliban is not possible without having a ceasefire. Speaking at the introduction ceremony of new Afghan intelligence chief, President Ghani said that he is ready for talks with Taliban but he does not accept threatening and violence. Ghani emphasized that in …

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Afghanistan Seeks ‘Further Clarification’ on US-Taliban Draft Agreement

The Afghan government seeks further clarification on U.S.-Taliban draft agreement, Presidential Spokesman Sediqi Sediqqi said on Wednesday. Ghani’s Spokesman said that the Afghan government is concerned about the “potential risks and negative consequences” the draft agreement may have for the country. “The Afghan government is also concerned and we, therefore, …

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