The NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg met with US Special Representative for Afghan Reconciliation, Ambassador Khalilzad on the sidelines of UN General Assembly in New York and talked about peace and security situation in Afghanistan. NATO in a statement said that Stoltenberg met Khalilzad and they discussed the security situation in Afghanistan and NATO’s support for the peace talks.

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Senior Afghan security officials as well as the US and NATO Forces Commander in Afghanistan Gen. Scott Miller travelled to Ghazni on Tuesday to review situation in the province Ghazni police in a statement on Tuesday said that the senior NATO and Afghan officials attended a high-level security meeting in the third brigade headquarter of the Afghan National Army in Ghazni where they praised

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National Directorate of Security (NDS) forces have destroyed 3 Taliban hideouts in Andar district of Ghazni province, NDS officials said. As a result of NDS Special Forces operation which was carried out on a Taliban hideout belonging to Mullah Edriss, a red unit commander in Andar district, 3 Taliban insurgents were killed, NDS said in a statement on Tuesday.

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At least 9 civilians were killed and injured following a mortar shell explosion in Sayadi area of Nahrin district of Baghman province, local officials said. Nahrin district chief, Mohammad Sarwar Akbari told Reporterly on Tuesday, “The explosion took place while the children were playing with the mortar shell.” Akbari added that a woman and a child were

24 September 2019

The Presidential candidate and chairman of the “Peace and Moderation” electoral team, Hanif Atmar has said that he will not attend the Presidential election and will remain neutral. Atmar in a statement said that the “Peace and Moderation” team refused to attend the election due to the lack of technical, political and security conditions for holding a transparent, fair, inclusive election and the danger

24 September 2019

At least four Taliban insurgents have been killed in Tanai district of Khost province, the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said. MoI in a statement on Tuesday said that 4 Taliban insurgents were killed during Afghan National Police (ANP) and NDS operatives’ joint clearance operation in Laghori Peeran area of Tanai district of Khost province. The statement added

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The Presidential Palace (ARG) has said that civilian casualties is not acceptable for government authorities and further measures must be taken for preventing civilian casualties during the security forces’ operations. ARG in a press release reacted to the security forces’ operation in Takhta Pul area of Musa Qala district of Helmand which civilians suffered casualties. According to the press release, the Helmand governor has been

24 September 2019

The Permanent Mission of Afghanistan to the United Nations (Afghanistan Mission) has announced that the Afghan delegation led by the deputy foreign minister for Political Affairs, Edriss Zaman attended the 74th United National General Assembly (UNGA) in New York. The Afghanistan Mission to UN said on Tuesday that Afghanistan delegation today addressed the UNGA High-Level Meeting on Universal Health Coverage in which a political

24 September 2019

Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has called on U.S. President Donald Trump to restart peace talks with the Afghan Taliban. Khan spoke at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York, before he met with U.S. President Donald Trump on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly. "Stability in Afghanistan means stability in Pakistan," Khan said on September 23 at the start of his meeting

24 September 2019

Three U.S. service members were wounded in an insider attack Monday in Kandahar province, officials confirmed. A U.S. military spokesman in Afghanistan, Army Col. Sonny Leggett, said a member of the Afghan Civil Order Police fired on a military convoy, and that the service members sustained "non-life-threatening injuries." "The attacker was killed by return fire from Resolute

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