Peace in Afghanistan is possible – Pajhwok Afghan News

Today the European Union will mark 60 years since the signature of the Rome Treaties. Since then the citizens of our Member States have enjoyed six decades of unprecedented peace, prosperity and security. The contrast to the first half of the 20th Century could not be greater. Two catastrophic wars in Europe between 1914 and 1945 left millions dead, and a continent devastated, divided and prostrate. European integration has been the most successful peace project in our history.

The European Union has been engaged in Afghanistan for decades and the European Union and its Member States are the largest donors in Afghanistan. Coming out of the very successful Brussels Conference on Afghanistan in October 2016 we will continue to be so until 2020.

Over the last 60 years Europe has proved that there is an alternative to war. This is also the case here in Afghanistan. Looking into … Read More on Pajhwok Afghan News