- NATO envoy confer on peace, support to Afghan forces
- The White House said that the US President Joe Biden is committed to bring the Afghan conflict to a responsible end and consult troop withdrawal with the US partners around the world.
- After European Union (EU), the UK Embassy to Kabul has pushed for the urgent need and establishment of the High Council of National Reconciliation (HCNR), citing it vital to provide directions for the Afghan peace negotiations.
- The Afghan negotiating sides in Doha have agreed in principle on the procedural rules for intra-Afghan talks following nearly three months of controversies holding back progress.
- The project, once producing thousands of tons of crops, was launched by the Soviet Union in 1967 during the leadership of King Mohammad Zahir Shah but ceased operating after the civil war broke out in Afghanistan during the 1990’s.
- Project also known as Band Sardeh Project, the country’s major agricultural scheme in southern Ghazni province, is one of the many other infrastructural facilities affected by conflicts while most parts of the land it covered are grabbed by strongmen and local people.
- The US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad has extolled the recent agreement between Afghanistan and Pakistan on a shared vision for bilateral relations and regional stability.
- Reports suggest progress is made on the procedural issues obstructing the intra-Afghan talks in Doha for more than two months.
- 16 April 2021
KABUL: A U.S. intelligence report disclosed that the prospects for a diplomatic resolution to end continuing tensions between the Afghan government and the Taliban were dim as the US prepared to withdraw its troops from Afghanistan.
- 15 April 2021
KABUL: The U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken during a visit to Kabul on Thursday said that foreign troops’ withdrawal from Afghanistan would not mean weakening strategic ties between the two countries.
- 15 April 2021
KABUL: U.S. President Joe Biden has declared that the final withdrawal phase of U.S. troops from Afghanistan would begin on May 1 and would be completed before September 11.
- 14 April 2021
KABUL: German defense minister has said that her country will follow the United States’ preparations for troop withdrawal from Afghanistan and expected a NATO announcement on the matter after the alliance’s special session later on Wednesday.
- 12 April 2021
KABUL: The Pakistani government has said that it supported a responsible withdrawal of foreign troops from Afghanistan so advances made in peace would be secured against ‘opportunists.’
- 10 April 2021
KABUL: The White House said that the US President Joe Biden is committed to bring the Afghan conflict to a responsible end and consult troop withdrawal with the US partners around the world.
- 8 April 2021
KABUL: US President Joe Biden would probably prolong the stay of American forces in Afghanistan beyond May 1 deadline, a US media outlet reported on Thursday.
- 7 April 2021
KABUL: White House has said that US President Joe Biden has not yet made a conclusion on troop withdrawal from Afghanistan and he still consulted on the matter with his national security team.
- 6 April 2021
KABUL: Iranian and Uzbekistani diplomats have discussed on cooperation to the Afghan peace process and boosting relations among Asian states, reports said Tuesday.
- 1 April 2021
KABUL: The United States and the Taliban on Wednesday conferred on the implementation of the Doha peace agreement signed last year.
On Wednesday, America’s special envoy for Afghanistan reconciliation, Zalmay Khalilzad, met with senior Taliban leaders in Qatar, including Mullah Baradar.