Category Archives: peace

Optimism for peace process among Afghans decreases significantly amid violence, report says

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KABUL, Afghanistan — Optimism among Afghans regarding the country’s peace process has decreased significantly in the past few months amid a spike in violence, according to a survey released Friday. The Institute of War and Peace Studies found optimism had dropped to 57 percent when the survey was conducted from Sept. 29 to Oct. 18. […]

Optimism for peace process among Afghans decreases significantly amid violence, report says

optimism-for-peace-process-among-afghans-decreases-significantly-amid-violence,-report-says

KABUL, Afghanistan — Optimism among Afghans regarding the country’s peace process has decreased significantly in the past few months amid a spike in violence, according to a survey released Friday. The Institute of War and Peace Studies found optimism had dropped to 57 percent when the survey was conducted from Sept. 29 to Oct. 18. […]

Taliban say peace talks with Afghan team to start Saturday

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ISLAMABAD — The long-awaited peace talks between the Taliban and the Afghan government’s negotiating team are to begin on Saturday in the Gulf Arab state of Qatar, the Taliban and Qatar’s foreign ministry said Thursday. The talks — known as intra-Afghan negotiations — were laid out in a peace deal that Washington brokered with the […]

US peace envoy looks to start of talks to end Afghanistan war

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ISLAMABAD — Washington’s peace envoy told Pakistani officials that Afghanistan’s Taliban and Kabul’s political leaders were close to starting negotiations to decide the face of a post-war Afghanistan, a crucial next step in a U.S. deal signed with the Taliban in February, according to a statement released Thursday by the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad. Zalmay […]

US peace envoy looks to start of talks to end Afghanistan war

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ISLAMABAD — Washington’s peace envoy told Pakistani officials that Afghanistan’s Taliban and Kabul’s political leaders were close to starting negotiations to decide the face of a post-war Afghanistan, a crucial next step in a U.S. deal signed with the Taliban in February, according to a statement released Thursday by the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad. Zalmay […]