KABUL (PAN): The NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) has indicated its interest in inking a bilateral security deal with Afghanistan, an issue that will be discussed at the defense ministers’ meeting in late February.
KABUL (PAN): US special envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan James Dobbins on Thursday acknowledged he failed to achieve any breakthrough in his talks with President Hamid Karzai over his refusal to sign a key security deal with the US.
KABUL (PAN): The Special Committee for Evaluation of Prisons Situation on Tuesday expressed its concern over poor living conditions of prisoners held at various detention facilities across the country.
KABUL (PAN): Following reports of cutting in fuel provisions for the Afghan Security Forces by the US, the International Assistance Security Forces (ISAF) clarified on Monday there had been no stoppage in the delivery of requested fuel and it would continue to process all orders to the Afghan security forces.
KABUL (PAN): Key opposition leader Dr. Abdullah Abdullah has termed President Hamid Karzai’s new conditions for signing a vitally important security deal with the US until after next year’s elections as impractical and personal.
KABUL (PAN): UK’s first minister of faith, Baroness Sayeeda Warsi, has welcomed the improvement so far made in the lives of Afghan women, reiterating her country’s support for efforts at promoting their rights in Afghanistan.
KABUL (PAN): Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, the National Coalition of Afghanistan (NCA) chief, on Sunday assailed President Hamid Karzai for playing with the nation’s fate by deferring a security deal with the US.
KABUL (PAN): President Hamid Karzai on Thursday said it was on his insistence that his US counterpart Barack Obama had written him the latest letter regarding the Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) between the two nations.