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Russia Calls for Removal of Taliban From UN Blacklist

The Russian Embassy in Kabul says Moscow considers the Afghan Taliban as a “political force” and that ready to remove the armed group’s name from its own blacklist. Describing the Afghan government as “Kabul State”, the Russian deputy ambassador to Afghanistan Albert Khorev on Thursday criticized the Afghan government leaders’ stand against the …

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Karzai Calls for Loya Jirga Following Moscow Talks

Former President Hamid Karzai who attended the two-day Moscow Talks has called for convening Loya Jirga (Grand Assembly) to resolve the ongoing crisis in the country. Speaking with Russia’s Sputnik News Agency, Karzai hailed Moscow’s role in facilitating the Afghan politicians meeting with the Taliban representatives.  Karzai said the outcomes …

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Ghani Says Temporary Peace Not Acceptable

Amid the ongoing U.S.-Taliban peace talks to reach into a political settlement in Afghanistan, President Ashraf Ghani says he would not accept a temporary peace in the country. Addressing a ceremony to praise Afghan special forces in the Presidential Palace on Saturday, Ghani said that those forcing people to hold …

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