Nato defence chiefs to review Afghan peace efforts – Dawn News

WASHINGTON: Defence ministers from 29 Nato countries will meet in Brussels on Wednesday to assure Afghanistan that the world’s most powerful military alliance will continue to support Afghan security forces to “create the conditions for a peaceful solution.”

The US defence chief Patrick M. Shanahan also delivered a similar message to Afghan President Ashraf Ghani at a meeting in Kabul on Tuesday.

But both messages, one issued in Brussels and the other in Washington, emphasised the need to find a negotiated settlement to the 17-year old conflict, clearly indicating a shift from military …. Read More on Dawn News