Tag Archives: Germany

Germany Mediates for Ending Afghan War: MoFA

Germany is trying to help the Afghan peace process by providing the ground for the launch of an intra-Afghan dialogue, said Idrees Zaman the Afghan Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs on Wednesday. According to the Afghan official, Germany has taken the initiative upon the request of the Afghan government …

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Germany, Qatar to Host Intra-Afghan Dialogue

Germany and Qatar are expected to host the intra-Afghan dialogue between the Taliban representatives and the Afghan politicians. The U.S. Special Envoy for Afghan Peace Zalmay Khalilzad on Wednesday said in a tweet that Germany hosted 2nd US-Europe Group for Afghan Peace meeting where they reviewed upcoming Oslo Forum and …

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German Special Envoy Met Mullah Baradar in Qatar

Germany’s special envoy for Afghanistan Markus Potzel has met Taliban’s deputy leader Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar in Qatar. In a statement on Sunday, Mohammad Suhail Shaheen, spokesman for Taliban’s Qatar office confirmed the meeting. He said Potzel and Baradar discussed various aspects of a possible peace deal and efforts of …

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Germany’s Parliament Extends Military Mandate for Afghanistan Mission

Germany’s parliament has granted a one-year extension of its military mandate for Afghanistan, allowing the country’s first major post-war troop deployment to continue until March 31, 2020. The approval allows Germany’s military, the Bundeswehr, to keep up to 1,300 soldiers in the country as part of NATO’s Resolute Support Mission (RSM), providing support and …

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FM Rabbani Meets His German Counterpart in Kabul

Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani has met with his German counterpart Heiko Maas in Kabul and discussed on a range of issues, the Foreign Affairs Ministry said in a statement on Monday. Welcoming the German Foreign Minister and his accompanying delegation, Foreign Minister Rabbani appreciated Germany’s assistance with Afghanistan. On his …

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German Defense Minister Meets Afghan Security Officials in Balkh

Ursula Von Der Leyen, the defense minister of Germany and a number of the country’s Members of Federal Parliament visited Mazar-e-Sharif, capital city of Balkh province, yesterday and met with security officials of Northern Afghanistan. How to support Afghan security forces generally across the country and particularly in the north …

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