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Joint HPC, Ulema delegation in Indonesia for peace talks

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Feb 13, 2018 - 08:16
KABUL (Pajhwok): A joint delegations of High Peace Council (HPC) and Ulema council have arrived in Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, to discuss the Afghan peace efforts, HPC tweeted on Tuesday. It said the delegation arrived in Indonesia on Monday...
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So far no direct talks with Taliban: Khapalwak

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Jan 16, 2018 - 20:16
KABUL (Pajhwok): High Peace Council (HPC) secretary Mohammad Akram Khapalwak on Tuesday said no direct talks had taken place between the Afghan government and the Taliban so far.
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HPC team tours Takhar, Badakhshan with message

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Dec 14, 2017 - 17:29
FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Taliban militants should get maximum advantage of the existing opportunities and join the reconciliation process, the High Peace Council (HPC) has said. These views were shared by HPC delegation with people of northeastern...
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Taliban can open office everywhere in Afghanistan: HPC

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Dec 12, 2017 - 17:19
KANDAHAR (Pajhwok): A visiting High Peace Council (HPC) delegation on Tuesday said the government would agree to every mechanism the Taliban suggest for reviving the stalled peace talks to find a negotiated end to the conflict in Afghanistan.
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Ready for talks under Taliban-preferred mechanism: HPC

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Dec 06, 2017 - 21:26
KABUL (Pajhwok): The High Peace Council (HPC) on Wednesday extended an olive branch to the Taliban, saying it was ready for talks under whatever mechanism the insurgents wanted.
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Direct talks with Taliban the best way to end war: Khalili

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Nov 23, 2017 - 12:33
KABUL (Pajhwok): The High Peace Council (HPC) head has said direct dialogue with the Taliban militants is the best way to put an end to the conflict in Afghanistan. Karim Khalili expressed the view while addressing an academic workshop, organised...
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HPC delegation off to Indonesia on six-day official visit

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Nov 19, 2017 - 14:52
KABUL (Pajhwok): The High Peace Council (HPC) delegation led Mohammad Karim Khalili will visit Jakarta, Indonesia from 19th to 25th November at the invitation of the Government of the Republic of Indonesia, a statement from Indonesian embassy said...
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Senators ask govt to send HPC packing

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Oct 22, 2017 - 20:26
KABUL (Pajhwok): After a bloodiest week, the Mesharano Jirga on Sunday said the High Peace Council (HPC) had been ineffective and should to be dissolved.
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Consensus on peace unprecedented in 40 years: Ghani

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Sep 27, 2017 - 15:01
KABUL (Pajhwok): President Ashraf Ghani has said the current national and international consensus on peace in Afghanistan is unprecedented in the past 40 years. Ghani expressed the views during a meeting with the High Peace Council (HPC) chief and...
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HPC working on new peace strategy, says Khalili

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Jul 10, 2017 - 16:27
KABUL (Pajhwok): High Peace Council (HPC)’s new chairman Mohammad Karim Khalili has said the council is working on a new strategy to facilitate government’s talks with various armed opposition groups. Addressing a meeting of the peace body, Khalili...
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Khalili calls for comprehensive reforms in HPC

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Jul 03, 2017 - 15:39
KABUL (Pajhwok): The newly-appointed High Peace Council (HPC) chief on Monday acknowledged the need for reforming panel whose strategies and policies required a comprehensive review.
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Eid-ul-Fitr: HPC urges rebels to renounce violence

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Jun 24, 2017 - 11:24
KABUL (Pajhwok): The High Peace Council (HPC) on Saturday urged the insurgent groups to shun violence in respect to the religious festival of Eid-ul-Fitr. In a statement, the HPC, a government body tasked with negotiating peace with militant groups...
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Khalili appointed chairman of HPC

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Jun 06, 2017 - 10:20
KABUL (Pajhwok): Former Vice President Karim Khalili has been appointed Chairman of the High Peace Council (HPC). Presidential Advisor Akram Khapalwak told Pajhwok Afghan News there were many contenders for the post but the president preferred to...
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HPC asks militants to shun violence in Ramadan

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May 28, 2017 - 16:07
KABUL (Pajhwok): On the day two of the holy month of Ramadan, the High Peace Council (HPC) on Sunday called on militant groups to renounce violence and join the peace process.
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Govt ready for talks with militants anytime: HPC

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Apr 29, 2017 - 18:39
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): High Peace Council (HPC) secretary Mohammad Akram Khpalwak on Saturday asked armed insurgent groups to join the national reconciliation process unconditionally. Khpalwak was addressing a gathering welcoming home after 20 years...
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Cash-strapped HPC unlikely to pay salaries next month

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Apr 01, 2017 - 21:09
KABUL (Pajhwok): The High Peace Council (HPC)’s budget has run out and its staff members are unlikely to be paid salaries next month, an official said on Saturday. “If the council’s head and strategy are not approved in the next weeks, activities of...
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HPC advisor sacked for calling Taliban angels of peace

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Jan 15, 2017 - 14:51
KABUL (Pajhwok): A High Peace Council (HPC) official has been sacked for calling Taliban ‘Angels of Peace’ -- remarks that evoked an angry reaction from the Ashraf Ghani administration. HPC Advisor Abdul Hakim Mujahid had been shown the door...
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HPC urges Taliban to join peace on eve of Eid Milad

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Dec 10, 2016 - 18:45
KABUL (Pajhwok): On the eve of Eid Miladun Nabi, the High Peace Council (HPC) on Saturday asked Taliban militants to shun insurgency and join the peace process.
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Eidul Adha: HPC urges rebels to sheathe swords

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Sep 10, 2016 - 21:42
KABUL (Pajhwok): The High Peace Council (HPC) on Saturday urged the Taliban insurgents to shun violence in respect to the religious festival of Eidul Adha.
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HPC looking forward to HIA delegation’s return

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Jul 11, 2016 - 19:39
KABUL (Pajhwok): The High Peace Council (HPC) deputy head on Monday said they had established contacts with some Taliban leaders for peace talks and hoped the Hezb-i-Islami Afghanistan (HIA) delegation would return to Kabul soon.
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