Zarif talks with Ghani, Abdullah
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in separate phone talks with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and former chief executive officer of Afghanistan Abdullah Abdullah discussed various issues.
‘Executive Guarantee’ for Taliban Prisoners Freedom; Ghani Says
The proposed release of 5,000 Taliban prisoners, required under their peace deal with the US, can happen only if the Afghan government gets a guarantee that they will not “return to violence”, President Ashraf Ghani said.
Afghanistan president won second term to run office
TEHRAN (Iran News) – Afghanistan election commission said President Ashraf Ghani has won a second term and will stay in office, earning 50.64% of a preliminary vote count announced Sunday, but his opponents can still challenge the results. The Sept. 28 presidential poll results have been repeatedly delayed amid accusations of misconduct and technical problems […]
Results of Afghanistan election rejected by Abdullah
TEHRAN (Iran News) – Minutes after the Independent Election Commission (IEC) of Afghanistan announced the preliminary election results, Abdullah Abdullah’s campaign in a statement called the results “fraudulent” and accused the IEC of supporting Ghani. Much-awaited and long-delayed preliminary results for the landmark presidential elections in Afghanistan were announced on Sunday. Afghanistan Election Commission announced […]