(Written by Abu Raja Haider)
With just a few weeks to go before the withdrawal of US troops
under the Doha Accords, Afghanistan’s future is still in jeopardy.
However, other countries in the region, including the United States
and Pakistan, are working to make the talks between the Afghan
leadership and the Taliban a success. Talks were called for a peace
deal that would end more than four decades of war in Afghanistan.
All-Party Interim Government
US Special Envoy Zalmai Khalilzad called for an all-party interim
government At a conference in Turkey next month, the Afghan
president will reject the proposal and propose a new presidential
election. An Afghan government official said: “We are going to
present a counter-proposal at the Istanbul meeting. If the Taliban
agrees to a ceasefire, then the presidential election should be held
as soon as possible.
The United States and Taliban Reaction
The reaction of the United States, the Taliban, and other parties to
this will be clear only when the proposal comes to light. The parties
are ready for a mutually agreed solution That is why talks between
the Afghan leadership in Doha and the Taliban, which took place in
Doha under US pressure is still stalled and violence in Afghanistan
is escalating. He said it was difficult to meet the May 1 deadline for
withdrawing US troops from Afghanistan. They want to leave
Afghanistan in a safe and orderly manner. I do not intend to stay in
Afghanistan for long. We will leave Afghanistan. The question is
when we will leave. I do not see US troops in Afghanistan next year.
Afghan president proposal
The Afghan president has not yet given any details about his
the proposal, but two government officials in Kabul have said that
Ashraf Ghani will announce his election plan at an all-stakeholder
conference in Turkey next month. A senior Afghan government
official says early elections in Afghanistan are a fair plan for
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