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Pakistani Prime Minister in Afghanistan to Ease Tensions, Reduce ‘Mistrust’, Talk Trade and Connectivity

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will share evidence of cross-border terrorism with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on his visit to Kabul Friday, report The Nation citing diplomatic sources. (PKONWEB) — Pakistan’s prime minister is in Afghanistan for a day-long visit many see as an effort to ease strained relations between the two neighbors and revive a push for peace talks with the Taliban. Shahid Khaqan Abbasi was welcomed by Afghan President Asharf Ghani in Kabul on Friday. The two inspected an honor guard at the Presidential Palace before heading inRead More


Can Saudi Arabia Help Negotiate Peace in Afghanistan? The U.S. Hopes So

(PKONWEB Report) — Saudi Arabia has agreed to play a leading role in starting a new peace process in Afghanistan, part of the latest U.S.-led two-pronged strategy to find a political solution to America‚Äôs longest war while militarily scaling up efforts to force the Taliban to the negotiating table. The Department of Defense has said on its website, that “a new U.S. Army formation (brigade) has been deployed to Afghanistan dedicated to focusing the power of the Afghan military and government on taking the fight to the Taliban to convinceRead More