Posts tagged as: Afghan President

Ashraf Ghani: Pakistan’s Help In Peace Talks No Longer Required

Making a major shift in his policy, Afghan President, Ashraf Ghani stated on Monday that Pakistan’s involvement in the current peace talks with Taliban will no longer be sought by Kabul. Addressing a joint session of the Afghan parliament, Ghani stated, “Pakistan had promised to aid peace talks but we no longer expect Islamabad to […]

President Karzai accepts invitation to visit Pakistan

  Afghan President Hamid Karzai has accepted invitation to visit Pakistan but stressed that fight against terrorism and peace process should be part of his discussion during his visit, Presidential Palace says. Pakistan security adviser, Sartaj Aziz, handed over a formal invitation from Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to President Karzai to visit Islamabad, late Sunday. […]

Obama, Karzai support Taliban talks

U.S. President Barack Obama and his Afghan counterpart Hamid Karzai have stressed the importance of Afghan-led reconciliation efforts, as a row over the Taliban office has derailed peace efforts in the country.   In their talks via video teleconference, the two leaders reaffirmed that an Afghan-led peace and reconciliation process is “the surest way” to […]

Pakistan to raise US drone strikes with friendly countries

Pakistan has emphatically conveyed to the United States its concerns on drone attacks and raised the issue of drone attacks at different world forums including the United Nations Human Rights Council, the Foreign Ministry said on Thursday.   “We will continue to raise this issue with the US officials at all the appropriate forums. The […]

Peace talks with Taliban; a frustrated Karzai vows for direct links

Peace talks with Taliban; a frustrated Karzai vows for direct links Kabul: (Tuesday, February 21, 2012) feeling left out after USA establishing exclusive links with the Taliban and inviting them for negotiations in Qatar, a frustrated Hamid Karzai, the president of Afghanistan, has invited the Taliban leadership for direct peace talks with his government. Expressing […]


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