Tag Archives: Balkh

Noor’s Remarks on Attempts to Destabilize Balkh Is Baseless – Security Institutions

  Afghanistan’s National Security Council (NSC) and intelligence agency on Wednesday rejected the accusation of government “arming thugs” to destabilize northern Balkh province. Atta Mohammad Noor, the ousted Balkh governor, on Tuesday accused the two governmental institutions for distributing weapons to specific people at two guesthouses in Kabul. “The National …

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Atta Muhammad Noor Calls His Dismissal Unacceptable

Hours after the announcement of the Presidential Palace’s confirmation about the resignation of Balkh governor, Atta Muhammad Noor reacted against President’s decision and rejected it. The powerful governor of Balkh has declared that his dismissal from the governor position was conditional on fulfilling the commitments that President promised to the …

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Atta Noor Accuses ARG of Provoking Ethnic Dissensions

Atta Mohammad Noor, Governor of northern Balkh and the leader of Jamiat-e-Islami Party of Afghanistan accused the Presidential Palace (ARG) of provoking ethnic dissensions. Speaking at the first gathering of new ‘Coalition for Salvation of Afghanistan’ in Mazar-e-Sharif on Tuesday, Noor criticized the government over monopolization of power. “We want …

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Dostum’s Office ‘Strongly’ Rejects Report on Vice President’s Return to Afghanistan

First Vice President’s Office has strongly rejected the report in which claimed a plane carrying General Abdul Rashid Dostum to Afghanistan from Turkey was forcefully diverted.  The report released earlier suggested that Dostum attempted to land in Mazar-e-Sharif airport in northern Balkh province and his plane was not allowed by the German military. The …

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