Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Afghan Peace Conference Opens In Kabul

Washington Post: Afghan peace conference opens in Kabul under rocket fire

KABUL — As officials from around the world gathered in Kabul for a peace conference, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said that far more people were killed in last week’s massive truck bomb explosion than initially reported — more than 150, making it the deadliest attack in the capital in years.

Ghani said Tuesday that his country is under siege from both the Taliban and the Islamic State but is also enmeshed in an “undeclared” war with neighboring Pakistan. He urged the international community to “make good on its promise” to end state-sponsored terrorism.

“It is time to get serious … because our region is under threat,” Ghani said.

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More News On The Afghan Peace Conference Opening In Kabul

Foreign delegations meet in Afghan capital after bloody week -- NYDaily News/Reuters
Kabul Process conference begins on Tuesday: Chaos buries opportunities in Afghanistan -- First Post
Last chance to make peace, Ghani warns Afghan Taliban -- TRT
Ghani Says Afghanistan Hit by 'Undeclared War' From Pakistan -- Bloomberg
Viewpoint: Can Afghan leader tackle crisis of confidence? -- Ahmed Rashid, BBC

1 comment:

Aizino Smith said...

If the Pakistani Intelligence Service, the ISI, is not there, why bother?