The new round of Khalilzad’s trips to Afghanistan and the region

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The US Special Envoy for Afghanistan has begun a new round of visits to Afghanistan, Qatar, and other countries in the region.

The US State Department wrote in a press release yesterday evening: “Zalmai Khalilzad, the US Special Representative for the Peace Process in Afghanistan, has just begun a new tour (June 4), during which a delegation consisting of representatives of the National Security Council, the Ministry “The United States is supporting the United States Department of Defense and International Development.”

In Kabul, Mr. Khalilzad will meet with Afghan government officials, political leaders, and representatives of civil society, including women’s groups, to hear their views on the peace process and on the United States’ continued support for Afghanistan’s development and a political agreement that End the war, they will emphasize.

A State Department statement said Khalilzad in Doha would encourage the parties to the talks to make significant progress toward a political agreement that would safeguard the achievements of the past two decades. And he will meet with the leaders of the countries in the region. The peace process in Afghanistan and the capacity to increase trade and regional development that peace can create are among the topics that Khalilzad is scheduled to discuss with the leaders of the countries in the region.

Peace talks between the negotiating delegations of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and the Taliban have not progressed for months.

Recently, a number of members of the negotiating team of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan went to Doha to resume talks with the Taliban.

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US $ 266 million assistance to Afghanistan


The US Secretary of State says his country is expected to provide about $ 266 million in aid to Afghanistan shortly.

US Secretary of State Anthony Blinkin wrote on his Twitter page on Friday (June 14th): “His country is expected to provide about $ 266 million in assistance to the IDPs and the needy shortly.

Mr. Blinken said the US $ 266 million in aid to Afghanistan was a clear example of the United States’ deep commitment to a peaceful and sustainable Afghanistan, adding that the return of Afghan refugees, refugees, and displaced persons had been a priority for many years.

At the same time, he called on the Afghan government and the Taliban to step up their efforts to reach a political agreement and a ceasefire so that displaced persons and refugees can return to their homes. With the announcement of a new $ 266 million package, total US humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan has reached $ 3.9 billion since 2002.

On the 25th of this year, US President Jubaiden announced that he would withdraw all US troops from Afghanistan by “September 11” this year before withdrawing all US troops from May 1 this year. There were 2,500 in Afghanistan.