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Afghanistan Appoints Son of Slain Peace Envoy

Posted April 14th, 2012 at 7:35 am (UTC-5)
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Afghanistan has appointed the son of slain statesman Burhanuddin Rabbani to replace his father and lead the country’s High Peace Council charged with finding a political solution to the Afghan war. Afghan President Hamid Karzai said Saturday that Salahuddin Rabbani is the country’s new top peace envoy. Rabbani is currently Afghanistan’s ambassador to Turkey. His […]

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Afghan Delegation Arrives in Pakistan for Rabbani Probe

Posted November 22nd, 2011 at 12:25 pm (UTC-5)
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A high-level Afghan delegation arrived in Pakistan Tuesday to probe the assassination of peace envoy and former Afghan President Burhanuddin Rabbani. Diplomatic sources told VOA the nine-member delegation will spend two days in Pakistan and share the findings of their investigation with Pakistani officials. Afghan defense and interior ministry officials are part of the delegation. […]

Slain Former Afghan President Led Peace Efforts

Posted September 20th, 2011 at 12:45 pm (UTC-5)
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As head of Afghanistan’s High Peace Council, former President Burhannudin Rabbani was tasked with leading efforts to find a political solution to the ten-year war with the Taliban. Afghan President Hamid Karzai appointed the council in October of 2010. The 68-member body made up of tribal elders, religious leaders, and politicians was set up to […]

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Slain Former Afghan President Led Peace Efforts

Posted September 20th, 2011 at 12:15 pm (UTC-5)
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As head of Afghanistan’s High Peace Council, former President Burhannudin Rabbani was tasked with leading efforts to find a political solution to the ten-year war with the Taliban. Afghan President Hamid Karzai appointed the council in October of 2010. The 68-member body made up of tribal elders, religious leaders, and politicians was set up to […]

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