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Monday, January 28, 2013
Kabul (BNA) The spokesperson of Foreign Ministry Janan Mosazai addressing a press conference informed the media of holding the third conference of foreign minister of Heart of Asia in Kazakhstan.
He added that in the near a summit among the leaders of Afghanistan, Pakistan and Britain will also be held in London.
The Kazakhstan conference will be organized in the coming three months in Alma Ata.
He also informed the media about the participation of Afghan delegation at the meeting of Afghanistan, Pakistan and the US in UAE and stressed that holding of more key meetings over support of Pakistan towards the peace process in Afghanistan has been discussed at the meeting.
According to Mosazai the tripartite meeting among Afghanistan, Pakistan and the US was held in UAE.
The Afghan delegation led by Jawed Ludeen, deputy minister for political affairs discussed the process of peace and the role of Pakistan in that process and it was decided that the meeting of leaders of Afghanistan, Pakistan and Britain is held in London in the near future.
He also said that it is expected the third round of talks of Afghanistan and USA with respect to the security agreement between the Afghan Afghanistan and USA will start during the current week in Kabul.
Mosazai also touched at the press conference on the political office of Taliban in Qatar as well as the assertions of Hekmatyar leader of Hezbi Islami with respect to his participation at the upcoming presidential elections.
He also informed the press over the visit of deputy foreign minister of Afghanistan to Kazakhstan where he will meet with the authorities of Kazakhstan and discuss further expansion of political, economic, trade relations and cooperation in the struggle against terrorism and narcotics between the two nations.

Monday, January 28, 2013
Kabul (BNA) The ministry of foreign affairs has rejected the US allegation against the private airliner Kam Air as groundless, calling on US embassy to come up with documents and prove the allegations.
The US military has reportedly accused Kam Air of involvement in drug smuggling.
In a statement issued by the foreign minister said, “Since the allegation is serious and damages the credibility of Kam Air company and concerned monitoring government bodies it is requested from US embassy to provide and submit to the ministry of foreign affairs at the earliest” the statement added.

Monday, January 28, 2013
Kabul (BNA) Azar Azemov deputy foreign minister of Azerbaijan called on second vice-president Mohammad Karim Khalili yesterday.
At the meeting Azemov expressed pleasure over his meetings with the high-ranking Afghan authorities, religious, cultural and historical bonds existing between the two nations and consider these as the basis for further consolidation of bilateral ties and emphasized on further expansion of friendly relations between Afghanistan and Azerbaijan.
He called international terrorism and narcotics smuggling as common threats before the Afghan and Azerbaihan people and emphasized on continuation of positive cooperation between the two nations towards struggle against these two phenomenon and added that the government and the people of Azerbaijan after 2014 and withdrawal of foreign forces from the country will be on the side of people of Afghanistan.
He also expressed the preparedness of his country in terms of training of Afghan security forces and the Afghan students and transfer of experiences with respect to economic expansion and stressed that investment in Afghanistan under our study.
Mohammad Karim Khalili expressed satisfaction over meeting of the Azerbaijan deputy foreign minister, and described ancient relations between the two nations base on cultural and historical bonds as very important and appreciated the cooperation of the Azerbaijan government towards the people of Afghanistan.
Praising the cooperation of Azerbaijan government in ensuring security in Afghanistan, Khalili emphasized on further expansion of bilateral ties and expressed the hope that the visit of that country’s deputy foreign minister of Afghanistan opens a new door of mutual cooperation and expansion of goodwill between the two nations.
Khalili called the preparedness of Azerbaijan government with respect of assistance to the government and the people of Afghanistan after 2014 a big step towards strengthening of ties between the two nations and stressed that cooperation in different spheres especially in the cultural arena including training, shall assist further consolidation of mutual relations between the two countries.

Monday, 28 January 2013 06:03

Azerbaijan To Open Embassy In Kabul

Monday, January 28, 2013
Kabul (BNA) Azerbaijan would soon open its embassy to Afghanistan; this was said by deputy to foreign ministry Jawed Ludin yesterday. 
After meeting with his Azerbaijani counterpart Azar Azimov here in Kabul and holding a joint press conference, Ludin said matters pertaining mutual interests including enhancing friendly relations, boosting economic cooperation and possible access to the Black sea through Azerbaijan were discussed. 
Azerbaijan has contributed $US 2 million in security sector to Afghanistan and would continue its assistance in future.

Monday, January 28, 2013
Kabul (BNA) President Hamid Karzai chaired the meeting of the National Security Council which evaluated current security situation in the country, especially the security in Logar and Maidan-Wardak provinces.
The Minister of Interior and Governor of Logar presented reports on the security situation in Logar and the council heard the report of the assigned commission assessing recent losses of civilian’s lives in Dara Tangi of Sayedabad district of Maidan-Wardak.
The National Security Council did not consider the report of the assigned commission with respect to the incident in Sayedabad district of Maidan-Wardak and instructed the administration affairs department and CM secretariat to send the second commission with participation of representatives of related organs to that district.
It was also instructed that the commission prepare its findings from the area and present it to the presidential office.
The governor of Logar touching on the security problems in Logar said that in recent month’s security has improved in the province and despite the threats of the enemies of the people, stability and peace and the spirit of people’s cooperation with the government is considered better.
The National Security Council emphasized that improvement in the spirit of cooperation of people with the government is a big factor towards ensuring of security and strengthening of national sovereignty in the country, so the civil and military organs should exert more efforts towards attraction of people’s cooperation and support through better serving them.
The council also instructed the ministries of defend, interior and national security department led by local organs department to prepare a comprehensive security plan for Logar and Maidan-Wardak provinces and present it the presidential office.

Monday, January 28, 2013
Kabul (BNA) President Hamid Karzai met with the Iranian Energy Minister Majid Namju, the presidential palace said yesterday. 
At the meeting that took place at the presidential place yesterday they discussed bilateral issues and expansion of economic cooperation between Iran and Afghanistan.
The Iranian Energy Minister informed President Karzai over his meeting with the Ismael Khan Afghanistan’s Energy and Water Minister and emphasized on continuation and further expansion of economic cooperation between the two countries.

Monday, January 28, 2013
Kabul (BNA) President Hamid Karzai has strongly condemned the terrorist attacks in Kunduz and Ghazni provinces which left several people dead and injured on Saturday.
In his message the president blamed the enemies of Afghanistan for carrying out the deadly attacks, saying the enemies would never achieve their vicious objective through coward offensives. 
The president also expressed sympathy with the families of the victims and wished early recovery for those received injures.
According to Interior ministry, a suicide bombing in Kunduz martyred 10 police and injured 18 others including civilians, while similar blast in Ghazni claimed two lives and wounded 10 others including women and children.

Monday, January 27, 2013
Asadabad (BNA) Two tribal influential were abducted by Taliban from the outskirts of Manogi district of Kunar province. 
Colonel Ewaz Nazeri police chief of Kunar said to BNA, Haji Ali Rahman and Haji Mir Ahmad Khan, two tribal influential of Chapa-Dara district were going from district to the center of the province, were abducted by Taliban on charges of cooperation with government. 
Nazeri said, the tribal elders make efforts to release the two tribal influential from clutch of Taliban. 
T. Suraya-Yarzada

Sunday, 27 January 2013 11:38

7 Taliban Rebels Arrested In Nangarhar

Monday, January 27, 2013
Kabul (BNA) The police officials of Durbaba district security command of Nangarhar province arrested 7 Taliban rebels. 
According to Shamshad 202 police zone report to BNA. The rebels were arrested by police officials of the mentioned commandment during police checkup and control from vicinities of Durbaba district of Nangarhar province. 
T. Suraya-Yarzada

Sunday, 27 January 2013 11:36

4 ANA Soldiers Martyred

Sunday, January 27, 2013
Kabul (BNA) Four Afghan National Army Soldiers were martyred during security missions. 
National defense ministry press office said to BNA, four National Army Soldiers were martyred during their security missions in Zabul, Herat and Farah provinces. 
Roadside bombs were the main result of the dead. 
T. Suraya-Yarzada