KABUL: NATO’s senior civilian representative (SCR) in Afghanistan Stefano Pontecorvo says the Taliban must honor their promises on reduction of violence.
The new SCR, who took up his post on June1, tweeted that he held a video conference with Afghanistan’s acting Foreign Minister Hanif Atmar.
He wrote: “Had a very good meeting with Hanif Atmar. Despite challenges, it is important to maintain momentum towards intra-Afghan negotiations.”
The Taliban must fulfill their commitments, reduce violence and pursue peace for the benefits of all Afghans.”
Pontecorvo, who replaced Nicolas Kay, asked the insurgents to honor their promises on the reduction in violence.
The Kabul Times