Inter-Afghan dialogue may take place in Tashkent

Tashkent can provide a platform for inter-Afghan negotiations, which will be attended by representatives of President Ashraf Ghani, his political rival Abdullah Abdullah, as well as the Taliban movement (banned in Russia). The main condition …

US and Taliban sign peace deal

The US and the Taliban have signed an agreement aimed at paving the way towards peace in Afghanistan after more than 18 years of conflict, BBC News reports. The US and its Nato allies have agreed to withdraw all their troops from the country …

Ashraf Ghani offers Taliban local office - media

Afghan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani offered the Taliban the possibility of opening an office in Afghanistan but the proposal was swiftly spurned by the group that is determined to keep his government out of accelerating peace …