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Political, jihadi leaders meet on Pugwash peace proposal

Political, jihadi leaders meet on Pugwash peace proposal

Dec 13, 2016 - 12:37

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Leading political and jihadi leaders gathered in Kabul on Tuesday to discuss a peace resolution suggested by Pugwash, an official said.

Pugwash, a Canada-based organisation, arranges conferences and seminars to seek solution to conflicts in various parts of the world.

The Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs (PCSWA) has offices in Washington, Geneva and London.

PCSWA has arranged gatherings and seminars on the Afghanistan conflict in Qatar, France and the United Arab Emirates.

The organisation arranged a conference in Islamabad last monthon Pakistan-Afghanistan relations as well as the Afghan government-initiated peace process.

A Pugwash official in Kabul, KhaliullahSapi, told Pajhwok Afghan News about 40 political and jihadi leaders had been invited to the conference.

He said the invitees included Prof. Abdul Rab Rasool Sayyaf, Younus Qanuni, Karim Khalili, Hazrat Sibghatullah Mujaddedi, Pir Syed Ahmad Gilani, Haji Din Mohammad and several others.

Sapi added the day-long gathering would confer ona 19-article resolution letter, suggested by Pugwash for peace between the Afghan government and Talibaninfo-icon.




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