Tag Archives: David Vestenskov

Assessing present negotiations in Afghanistan – A Western Perspective

By David Vestenskov  The Eid-ceasefire of June last year between the Afghan government and the Taliban was undoubtedly an important new development for Afghanistan, and especially for the Afghan civilian population. The ceasefire served as an indication of the Afghan population’s willingness to support initiatives of peace. It further acted …

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RDDC & RPI conference recommends USA to start direct talks with Taliban

Arif Qureshi Islamabad: The Royal Danish Defense College (RDDC) and Islamabad-based Regional Peace Institute (RPI) jointly organized a two day “Track-II” unofficial Afghanistan–Pakistan dialogue for reconciliation in Afghanistan at a local hotel in Islamabad.  The dialogue having title “Approaching peace talks: Stakeholders, Challenges and Prospect” was attended by the present …

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A region-led and region-owned process can bring peace in Afghanistan: David Vestenskov

Arif Qureshi Islamabad: The Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) organized a seminar having title “Western engagements in Afghanistan” here at SDPI office Islamabad on Monday. There was consensus among the participants of the seminar that peace and stability in Afghanistan is in the best interest of Pakistan and rest of …

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