18 March 2017

News Story: Peace And War ‘Deadlocked’ In Afghanistan

By Samim Faramarz

A number of political and jihadi figures said Thursday at an event on the Afghan-owned and Afghan-led peace process that both peace and war have reached a deadlock in the country.
They accused both government and the Taliban of not having a clear policy to embrace peace and overcome current challenges in the country.

“Peace comes with patience. Peace will not come with excuses like government is not Islamic, foreign forces are here and Islam is in danger,” said Mohammad Umer Daudzai, member of the Council for Protection and Stability in Afghanistan.

At the same event, head of Hizb-e-Islami peace delegation Mohammad Amin Karim called on the Taliban to quit violence and pursue their goals through politics.

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