Afghanistan 0
30 April 2021

The U.S., along with Russia, China and Pakistan jointly stated that “there is no military solution in Afghanistan and a negotiated political settlement through an Afghan-led and Afghan-owned process is the only way forward for lasting peace and stability in Afghanistan”. They further emphasised the need for “the Taliban to fulfill its counterterrorism commitments, including preventing terrorist groups and individuals from using Afghan soil to threaten the security of any other country; not hosting these groups and preventing them from recruiting, training and fundraising”, adding: “We expect the Afghan government to continue counterterrorism cooperation with the international community”.

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