Second meeting of the Kabul Peace Process to be held in Afghanistan

Second meeting of the Kabul Peace Process to be held in Afghanistan
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KABUL - *The second meeting of Kabul Process is to be held on 28 February in Kabul with the participation of the representatives of 25 countries and three international organizations.*

The meeting is expected to discuss the Afghanistan’s peace plan and the U.S.-Afghan counter-terrorism efforts in the war-torn country.

“Terrorism is not only an issue for Afghanistan, but it is also imposes threats to the countries in the region. It requires joint efforts, expressing concerns is not enough,” said Shakib Mustaghni, Spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Kabul Process meeting is being managed with the initiative and leadership of the Afghan government, something that differs this process from its preceding processes. Its first meeting was held eight month ago with the participation of the representatives of 23 countries and several international organizations.

The meeting comes as the U.S. and the Afghan government boycotted the peace talks with the Taliban after recent deadly attacks in Kabul .

Following the attacks, the Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has repeatedly spoken of vengeance. On the other hand, the airstrikes of the Afghan and foreign forces against the Taliban has also escalated.

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