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Political tension has negative impact on warfronts: Mohaqiq

Political tension has negative impact on warfronts: Mohaqiq

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Aug 21, 2016 - 19:59

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): The second deputy chief executive officer (CEO) on Sunday said the recent tension between the unity government leaders had a negative impact on the war fronts in the country.

Mohammad Mohaqiq told a press conference in Kabul there was no doubt the political wrangling had negatively affected the war fronts.  

“Undoubtedly some painful incidents are related to recent political statements. I hope the political dispute will soon be resolved.” 

CEO Abdullah Abdullah after criticising President Ashraf Ghani in a conference had said until his questions were not answered by Ghani, he would not participate in Cabinet meetings.

The CEO had also complained that the president had not met him during the past three months to discuss current issues.

Abdullah also had expressed concern over non-implementation of fundamental pledges in the unity government agreement. He mentioned the untouched elements of the accord as calling a Loya Jirgainfo-icon to amend the Constitution and create the post of a prime minister for the CEO, electoral reforms and others.    

After Abdullah’s criticism, sources at the Presidential Palace said President Ghani and Abdullah had a meeting at the Presidential Palace on last Wednesday and the two discussed the ongoing issues.  

The sources had said it was scheduled the two leaders would have two more meetings in future.

Mohaqiq said for better security situation, three factors including performance of the government and security forces and support from civil societyinfo-icon were needed.

He said recently the unity government leaders had decided to hold three meetings on resolving the problems. He hoped the meetings would be able to overcome the issues.

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