Afghan Opposition Wants Peace Talks
Saturday, March 6, 1999; 10:31 a.m. EST
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- A new broad-based government should be on the agenda of upcoming U.N.-sponsored Afghan peace talks, Afghanistan's opposition alliance said Saturday.
Taleban want aid groups to report on relocation
07:27 a.m. Mar 06, 1999 Eastern
KABUL, March 6 (Reuters) - Afghanistan's ruling Taleban said on Saturday it wants Western relief agencies to report on their progress in meeting a demand that they all move to the same compound in Kabul.
U.N. envoy visits Iran to discuss Afghanistan
11:01 a.m. Mar 06, 1999 Eastern
TEHRAN, March 6 (Reuters) - The United Nations special envoy for Afghanistan arrived in Tehran on Saturday for talks with Iranian officials to promote peace efforts in Afghanistan, Iran's official news agency IRNA reported.
Kazakh minister says hopeful on Afghan peace talks
08:53 a.m. Mar 06, 1999 Eastern
ISLAMABAD, March 6 (Reuters) - Visiting Kazakhstan Foreign Minister Kasymzhomart Tokayev said on Saturday he hoped that next week's U.N.-brokered peace talks between warring Afghan factions would help resolve the conflict in Afghanistan.
Afghan peace vital to regional trade: PM
The News: Jang
Pakistan, Kazakhstan to enhance cooperation in economic fields; Sartaj, Tokaev hold talks
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday called for restoration of peace in Afghanistan and said solution to the Afghan crisis would pave the way for economic activities in region.
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