Political cooperation essential for peace, say community leaders in Afghanistan’s north – Reliefweb

SHEBERGHAN – It is imperative for Afghanistan’s political groups to find common ground and work together for Afghanistan’s future, said participants gathered at a UN-backed symposium set up to discuss ways to harmonize community-level peace efforts.

Representing Jawzjan and Sar-e Pul provinces, more than 30 community leaders met to discuss the latest political developments in the northern region and across Afghanistan, and to deliberate on the best ways to foster peace.

“The Afghan conflict has local, national and international dimensions that are beyond our control at the village level,” said Haji Mohammad Akram, a community leader from…. Read More on Reliefweb