Ankara rally: Afghan politicians meet in Turkey


Yesterday evening, May 17, a group of prominent Afghan politicians met in Turkey to discuss matters concerning Afghanistan and the current situation in the country.

Ehsan Niro, spokesman for the National Islamic Movement Party, confirmed the news, saying that important political leaders from Turkey and other regions had traveled to Ankara to attend the rally.

According to Niro, the discussion focused on solutions to Afghanistan’s current difficulties.

He said party leaders have already communicated and this conference is the first time they have come together to come up with a serious and cohesive approach and plan.

According to the BBC, participants in the Ankara meeting included Jihad leader Abdul Rab Rasul Sayyaf, Jamiat-e-Islami leader Salahuddin Rabbani, National Islamic Movement leader Abdul Rashid Dostum, People’s Islamic Unity Mohammad Mohaqiq, Rahmatullah Nabil, former Director of National Security, former Vice President Mohammad Younis Qanuni, former Vice President Mohammad Karim Khalili, former Afghan Ambassador to London Ahmad Wali Massoud, former Finance Minister Abdul Hadi Arghandiwal and former governor of Balkh Atta Mohammad Noor.


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