The first cargo ship enroute to Afghanistan berthed at Pakistan’s Gwadar port on Friday, marking the first sea transit trade between the two countries. Pakistan’s Adviser to Prime Minister for Commerce and Investment Abdul Razak Dawood took to Twitter announced the development on social media and called it a win for both countries. “The cargo ship SIBULK TRADITION has berthed at Gwadar, carrying 16000 Tonnes

30 May 2020

Three months after the U.S.-Taliban peace agreement was signed in Doha, the UN Security Council (UNSC) was expected to vote to lift sanctions on the group. However, that will not be happening, Russia’s presidential envoy for Afghanistan Zamir Kabulov, told Anadolu Agency. The issue will not be raised as some conditions stipulated in the peace deal have not been met yet. “This [the lifting of

30 May 2020

The Council of the European Union (EU) says future political and financial support for Afghanistan will be “strongly linked” to the results of the intra-Afghan peace talks, a lasting peace and reconciliation to end the conflict. The Council, consisting of EU foreign ministers, reaffirmed its commitment to support Afghanistan in its path towards peace, security, stability and self-reliance, but added: “The EU expects that the

30 May 2020