Afghanistan Peace Process Current Affairs, GK & News

U.S. ends 20-year war in Afghanistan

The United States announced the end of its 20-year-old war in Afghanistan before the deadline of August 31, 2021. Highlights This announcement was made after the last American military flight flew out of the Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul before the August 31 deadline. America announced the formal end of America’s longest war, just ..

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What is Operation Devi Shakti?

Operation Devi Shakti name has been given by India to its operation of evacuating its citizens from war-torn Afghanistan. Highlights External affairs minister S Jaishankar called the evacuation process as ‘Operation Devi Shakti’ while saluting the efforts of Indian Air Force and Air India. This announcement was made after 78 people, including 25 Indian nationals, ..

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Taliban attack on Afghanistan Provincial Capital repelled

On August 9, 2021, Afghan forces attacked on provincial capital of northern province of Samangan called Aybak city to repel Taliban militants. Highlights In the attack, at least 20 Taliban militants were killed and eight others got injured. Taliban fighters fled towards surrounding areas after casualties were inflicted. Earlier, on August 7, Taliban attacked Pul-e-Khumri ..

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UNSC against restoration of Islamic Emirate in Afghanistan

United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has declared that it is against the restoration of Islamic emirate in Afghanistan. Key Points UNSC expressed its deep concern over high levels of violence in war-torn Afghanistan following the Taliban stepping up its military offensive. Ministration of UNSC is seen by most of its members as a better alternative ..

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Russia hosts Afghan Peace Meet

Russia hosted the “Afghan Peace Meet” on March 18, 2021. The meeting was organised to bring together the government representatives and the Taliban adversaries. It was also attended by the international observers in order to help Afghanistan to start its stalled peace process. Highlights The meeting was held for one-day. It was the first meeting ..

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