News Analysis: Regional countries could play active role in finding solution to Afghan conflict – Xinhuanet

ISLAMABAD, Nov. 13 (Xinhua) — As the United States and its Western allies do not have any plan to press for a negotiated settlement of the conflict in Afghanistan, Pakistan and regional stakeholders insist there is no military solution to the Afghan problem and a political solution is imperative for lasting peace and stability.

Regional countries including Pakistan, China, Iran, Russia and Central Asian States are engaged in diplomatic efforts to encourage peace negotiations between the Taliban and the Afghan government as their concerns are rapidly growing over the lack of progress on peace and reconciliation in Afghanistan.

Analysts are of the view that the Afghan crisis has contributed towards regional instability, power struggles, regional polarization, economic degeneration…. Read More on Xinhuanet