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Afghanistan to Host Third of Multi-Lateral Meetings on Afghan Peace Process: MoFA

09 Jul 2020 The Killid Group

The third meeting will be attended by Afghanistan’s major international partners and the countries which provided support for Afghanistan in security and economic fields for over the past 19 years, according to the Afghan foreign ministry. Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf hosted the first of three multi-lateral online meetings on Monday (July 06) aimed at briefing the international community on the long-awaited peace negotiations. In the meeting, participants from 19 countries and global community attended. Briefing in the first meeting, President Ghani warned a Taliban’s continued violence could be threatening to the already-delayed Afghan peace process. “If the Taliban continue fighting, the Afghan peace process will face serious challenges,” he spoke in the conference. A second trilateral meeting was held between Afghanistan, Pakistan, and China on Tuesday (July 07), according to the foreign ministry’s spokesperson, Gran Hewad, speaking at a press conference. Security and economic cooperation, and the peace process as well as the release of prisoners were the topic of discussion among the participants, Mr. Hewad said addressing to media. In the trilateral virtual meeting, China and Pakistan hailed the release of prisoners by both the Afghan government and the Taliban movement and urged the insurgent group to lower the level of violence and start the direct peace negotiations. The post Afghanistan to Host Third of Multi-Lateral Meetings on Afghan Peace Process: MoFA appeared first on The Killid Group.

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