TAWDE KHABARE: Efforts to End Political Tensions Discussed
Former Mujahideen leader Abdul Rab Rasul Sayyaf who has met with Afghan President Ghani, politicians and Qatari envoy in the past two days, said a political consensus around peace will be formed in the near future and that the main phase of the peace talks will begin after the signing of the US-Taliban deal – which is expected on Feb. 29, in Doha.
Former President Hamid Karzai and former mujahideen leader Abdul Rab Rasoul Sayyaf met with National Unity Government leaders on Monday as tensions continue to rise between electoral campaign teams.
NATO Senior Civilian Representative for Afghanistan Nicolas Kay called on all parties to prioritize national unity and the peace process.
The United States wants Afghan President Ashraf Ghani to defer his second-term inauguration over concerns it could inflame an election feud with his political rival and jeopardize US-led peacemaking efforts, two sources familiar with the matter said on Monday.
In this program, host Nemat Rawan discusses the topic with the following panelists.
Dr. Khalid Khalid, international affairs analyst
Mohibullah Sharif, international affairs analyst
Mohammad Jan Rasulyar, political analyst
Shahzad Massoud, political analyst