08 July 2017

News Story: NDS Chief Stanekzai Meets First VP Dostum In Turkey

Afghan First Vice President General Abdul
Rashid Dostum (Image: Wiki Commons)
By Karim Amini

Sources close to First Vice President General Abdul Rashid Dostum confirmed that the National Directorate of Security (NDS) chief Massoom Stanekzai recently met with Dostum in Turkey.

This meeting reportedly took place after the formation of the new tri-party alliance. However, his aides did not give details about the meeting.

Suspicions have been raised following this visit which comes in the wake of the establishment of the new coalition between key Afghan political parties, including Jamiat-e-Islami party, Hizb-e-Wahdat-e-Islami party and Junbish-e-Milli party.

Although Dostum’s aides have confirmed that the meeting took place, they said they were not privy to the details.

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