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Afghanistan Govt seeks emergency UN session

Kabul’s chief for reconciliation, Abdullah Abdullah, has requested for an emergency UN Security Council session at regional conference on Afghanistan in Doha. Key Points This outs spotlight on India, which holds the presidency of the UNSC for August. India was also present at the meeting of extended “Troika Plus” on Afghanistan on August 12. Highlights ..

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US President: Afghanistan leaders must ‘fight for their nation’

On August 10, 2021, Taliban captured ‘Pul-e-Khumri’ (capital of northern province of Baghlan) and Afghan security forces retreated towards Kelagi desert. Pul-e-Khumri is the seventh regional capital that came under control of the Islamist militants within a week. Joy Biden’s call Following the Taliban’s gain, US President Joy Biden call the Afghan leaders to come ..

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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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India not invited to ‘extended Troika’ Meet

India has not been invited Russia led ‘extended Troika meet. Highlights Extended Troika meet will be held on the fast-evolving situation in Afghanistan. Meeting is expected to be attended by Pakistan, China and the US. India also sought to downplay its absence stating that it engages with Russia on the issue of Afghanistan regularly. Extended ..

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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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