09 June 2017

News Story: MPs Warn Of Repercussions Amid Growing Jamiat-Arg Tension

By Massoud Ansar

Lawmaker in the Wolesi Jirga (Lower House of Parliament) on Wednesday said the growing tension between the Presidential Palace and Jamiat-e-Islami party will have serious repercussions for the country if the problem is not sorted out.

They said the continuation of such a rift will further add to the woes of the country and will only benefit the enemies.

On the issue of protests in Kabul, some MPs said that setting up tented sit-in camps in the city has led to major problems for the people. But some MPs voiced support for these protestors.

The opposing MPs said that the demands tabled by the protestors were not logical.

“Some tents (sit-in protests) have been set up by former ministers at the city’s squares; I hope that they do not take the people of Afghanistan hostage,” said MP Saleh Mohammad Saleh.

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