Afghanistan

Taliban negotiating team arrives in Russia days after US President Trump says talks ‘dead’

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2019

Monitoring Desk MOSCOW: A negotiating team from the Taliban arrived in Russia on Friday, a representative of the Afghan insurgent group told a foreign news agency, just days after United States President Donald Trump declared that he had ended peace talks with the group. According to a report published by the Russian state news agency…

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US House Committee subpoenas Khalilzad on Taliban talks

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The Foreign Affairs Committee of the US House of Representatives on Thursday issued a subpoena to the Trump administration’s Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation, ZalmayKhalilzad, demanding he appear before the panel next week to explain the “failure” of the US-Taliban talks, US media reported. Rep. Eliot Engel of New York accused the…

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‘Ready to suppress Taliban in North’

By The Frontier Post | September 14, 2019

Monitoring Desk KABUL: The First Vice President Gen. Abdul Rashid Dostum said he is ready to defeat the Taliban within six months if the Afghan government and the US provide him the chance. Speaking in a video conference in Kabul, Mr. Dostum said he has already provided his military plan for defeating the Taliban offshoots…

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