Govt Has Been ‘Sidelined’ From Peace Talks: Ibrahimi – Tolo News

Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah’s Office said the peace talks are led by Afghans and that foreigners have a facilitating role in it. 

Abdul Rauf Ibrahimi, the Speaker of the Wolesi Jirga, Lower House of Parliament, who is also member of the High Advisory Board for Peace, said the Afghan government has been “sidelined” from the peace talks.

The High Advisory Board for Peace was announced on December 11 aimed at creating a national consensus for brokering purposeful peace talks with the Taliban. 

Ibrahimi said any peace talks without the involvement of the Afghan government will have no results. 

“It (Government) has been sidelined in this process. We reiterate our call on government’s leadership to put an end to the internal disagreements regarding peace …. Read More on Tolo News