02, · Afghanistan's National Security Adviser: Afghan Government Must Lead Peace Talks After U.S.-Taliban talks excluded Afghanistan's government and collapsed last mon, e senior official tells NPR. 31, · e Senior Officials Meeting held in Kabul in y was e first time e Afghan government and its international supporters sat face to face to update each o er on progress in TMAF. e Second Senior Officials Meeting (SOM) was held in Kabul on 5 . Co-chaired by e Afghan Minister of Finance and e UN Special Representative, e meeting was attended by delegations from 41 countries and 11 international organisations. 03, · (Last Updated On: ober 3, ) Afghan government leaders, representatives of 50 countries and international organizations are expected to participate in e ird Senior Officials Meeting (SOM) in Kabul on Wednesday. e representative from bo e Afghan government and e international community will set down e ird annual senior officials meeting here in Kabul, said [ ]. A Senior Official’s Meeting of e TMAF process was held in Kabul in early . It was judged by participants to be a success. and future pledges to meet Afghanistan’s need for on. 19, · Gen. Scott Miller, e head of US and NATO forces in Afghanistan, drew his sidearm during an attack at erupted in a Kandahar compound ursday, according to a . e senior officials meetings are held in Kabul and e ministerials are held outside Afghanistan in order to garner continued political support from capitals. e London Ministerial of strongly reaffirmed e continued support of e international community and continued monitoring e implementation of commitments by e Afghan Government. 30, · More-recent information about e Russian bounty program has also come from captured militants in Afghanistan, current and former officials said. high-level meeting . 11, 20 · e White House’s new Afghanistan plan: Be nice to Hamid Karzai. (perhaps prompting) Karzai’s flip-out, e Washington Post quoted a senior U.S. official reatening are meeting . 28, · President Trump made an unannounced anksgiving visit to Afghanistan on ursday, a rare trip by him to a zone, and announced progress in . QUESTION: anks for doing is, [Senior Administration Official]. SENIOR ADMINISTRATION OFFICIAL: Hi. Nice to see you, Carol. QUESTION: It’s good to see you too. Say, I have a – just sort of a practical how ese talks work, because last time e Afghan Government was talking about like having a delegation of 150 people. 31, · e meeting of e Central Committee, a council of senior officials, laid out ambitions for China to mature as an economic, military and cultural power despite rising uncertainty abroad. Wi Xi as e core navigator and helmsman, an official sum y from e meeting read, we will certainly be able to conquer e range of hardships. of trade between India and Afghanistan, e bilateral trade figure of US$ 683 million (US$ 474 million exports and US$ 209 million imports by India) for e year 14 - is a ra er modest figure. Major Indian exports to Afghanistan are manmade - filaments, apparels and clo ing accessories, pharma products, cereals, dairy and poultry products. Abdullah arrived in Tehran on Sunday for a ree-day stay and meeting wi a host of officials including President Hassan Rouhani and Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. Before is trip, Abdullah also visited Pakistan and India where he discussed e Afghan peace process wi ose countries' senior officials. 03, · French forensics officers arrive at e site of a knife attack in Nice on ober 29, . - A man wielding a knife outside a church in e sou ern French city of Nice slit e roat of one. President Ashraf Ghani lared a national day of mourning after scores of soldiers were killed by Taliban fighters disguised as fellow soldiers, in e deadliest attack of its kind on an Afghan. 06, 2009 · e remote base in nor ern Afghanistan where eight U.S. soldiers were killed is weekend in a deadly battle was well-known inside e military as . 18, · e Afghanistan government has demanded a complete ceasefire as a way ford for peace talks in response to a reported -day truce offer by e Taliban.. On Friday, Reuters News Agency reported. 15, · e senior Taliban negotiator, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said e previous Taliban regime — forced from power by e 2001 U.S.-led invasion of Afghanistan — was inexperienced. Russia will host a regional conference on Afghanistan later is mon to discuss efforts aimed at settling e protracted Afghan conflict and containing spillover effects of Islamic State. MORE: Trump says 'it is time' for US troops to exit Afghanistan, undermining agreement wi Taliban. Days later, Milley e most senior U.S. military official dismissed O'Brien's comments as. 02, · NATO Senior Civilian Representative to Afghanistan Stefano Pontecorvo condemned e attack. is is e second attack on educational institutions in Kabul in days. 02, · Nato Senior Civilian Representative to Afghanistan Stefano Pontecorvo condemned e attack. is is e second attack on educational institutions in Kabul in days. 24, · But defense officials insist ere are no plans to have all troops home from Afghanistan by e end of e year. U.S. officials also say ere currently is no approved plan to reduce e number. 15, · Prior to becoming a senior member of Afghanistan’s High Peace Council, Rahmani served as deputy education minister during Taliban rule. . A senior official in e town’s administration said at border au orities allowed over 300 long-body trucks carrying Afghan transit goods to cross into Afghanistan after completing Customs. e Taliban militant group has reaffirmed eir commitment to a deal wi e Afghan government. Meanwhile, US President Donald Trump faces pressure amid reports at Russia offered to pay. 11, · During testimony at a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing Wednesday, senior U.S. officials outlined e pa ahead for U.S. forces in Afghanistan and discussed e risks of . 19, · But Larry Sampler, a senior USAID official who has worked on Afghanistan since 2002, said e agency couldn’t have been expected to foresee e tumultuous security situation or Taliban. 11, · e headless body of Kim Jong Un's executed uncle was once displayed to senior Nor Korean officials, US President Donald Trump told e au or of an upcoming biographical book. g Song aek, e Nor Korean leader's uncle by riage and a hugely powerful figure wi in e regime, was purged for treason and corruption in , in what was widely seen as Kim mercilessly asserting . While e hall was packed wi media from all over e world, apart from e senior Qatari official, no diplomat from any o er country, including Afghanistan, was invited to e event. 31, · e senior administration official said at Gen. Austin Scott Miller, e U.S. commander in Afghanistan, was seeking to economize and do . 28, · e White House called e meeting a business-like back and for and said Obama and Putin first discussed Ukraine, and en Syria. A senior administration official . 29, · French policemen and firemen stand next to Notre Dame church after a knife attack, in Nice, France, ursday 29, . French anti-terrorism . In a meeting wi e Head of Afganistan's High Council for National Reconciliation Abdullah Abdullah, Araghchi Iran's support for peace talks in Afganistan. e Iranian official emphasized regional convergence, economic grow and development, and continuation of e Islamic Republic of Iran's support for peace efforts in Afghanistan. e trade between India and Afghanistan rough Attari-Wagah border, 28 km from Amritsar, is expected to be resumed after Eid-ul-Fitr holidays (from 25 to 27) in Pakistan. Feb 29, · After a week-long reduction in violence, e US and Taliban signed a historic agreement Saturday which sets into motion e potential of a full wi drawal of US troops from Afghanistan . 24, · KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — e dea toll from e suicide attack Saturday in Afghanistan’s capital has risen to at least 18 killed and 57 people wounded, including students, e interior ministry said. Afghan security officials arately announced on Saturday at a senior al-Qaida commander had been killed in a recent operation in e country’s east. 15, 20 · Maj. Gen. Michael T. Flynn, e senior U.S. military intelligence officer in Afghanistan, made e same point to Dexter Filkins of e New York Times: If we are going to conduct a population. 29, · KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Rioting at a prison in western Afghanistan has left at least eight inmates dead, provincial officials said ursday. . 16, · Pompeo to Meet Top Chinese Official in Hawaii Amid Tensions Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will make a brief trip to Hawaii is week for closed-door talks wi senior Chinese officials, as. 04, · During a uary Cabinet meeting, Trump defended e Soviet Union's invasion of Afghanistan. He said e Soviet Union was right to invade . 27, · e level of violence in Afghanistan is unacceptably high and too many Afghans are dying, e US special representative for Afghanistan said on Tuesday, ahead of flying to Doha to meet . E TRIFECTA OF SQUANDER: ‘WASTE, FRAUD, AND ABUSE’: e office of e Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, or SIGAR, has . 11, · A suicide bomber in Afghanistan killed at least 32 people and wounded more an 120 at a demonstration on Tuesday on e highway between . 23, · SENIOR ADMINISTRATION OFFICIAL ONE: All right, ank you very much [Moderator], and ank you all – to a ll of e journalists who are here today on e call. 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