Ghani rival Abdullah sign power sharing agreement

Ghani rival Abdullah sign power sharing agreement

Kabul, Might 17
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and his rival Abdullah Abdullah signed a power-sharing deal to finish a month-long political stalemate that has hampered progress in direction of peace, Ghani’s spokesperson mentioned on Sunday.

“The Political Settlement between President Ghani and Dr Abdullah Abdullah has simply been signed,” spokesperson Sediq Sediqqi mentioned on Twitter, including that Abdullah would lead the council for peace talks and his crew members can be included in cupboard. Different particulars weren't instantly accessible.

Abdullah had disputed the outcomes of September’s presidential election. Earlier this 12 months, he introduced the formation of a parallel authorities, undermining Ghani’s administration simply because the US was making an attempt to advance a peace course of with the Taliban to finish Afghanistan’s 19-year warfare.

The breakthrough comes as Afghanistan battles a number of crises, together with a fast unfold of the novel coronavirus pandemic, which has resulted in 169 deaths within the area, and surging violence that noticed dozens of individuals killed in assaults final week.
Abdullah beforehand served as Afghanistan’s “chief govtunderneath an earlier power-sharing deal however misplaced that submit after he was defeated in a presidential election that incumbent Ghani gained in September. —Reuters
Previous Post Next Post