The High Peace Council (HPC) on Thursday said it has outlined a new strategy as part of the peace and reconciliation efforts with the armed oppositions including the Taliban.
“The environment is ready, and we Afghans should work together to bring peace in Afghanistan,” said Habiba Sarabi, the Deputy Chairperson of the High Peace Council. “We are very glad to have international community as partner to support us.”
Habiba Sarabi made the remarks at an event titled “Voices for Peace in Afghanistan” which was held in Serena Hotel in Kabul.
Sarabi said that last year, HPC has worked hard to finalize a strategy for bringing justice and sustainable peace in the war-torn country.
“Last year, for six months the High Peace Council have worked very hard to finalize the strategy, the vision for this strategy is to bring sustainable and justice peace in Afghanistan so the Afghans could stay in a secure environment,” she said.
According to Sarabi, the strategic objectives in the new policy, include negotiation through contacting with armed people who are engaged in fighting against the government, national consensus which is one of the major and important object for High Peace Council and monitoring on the political agreements – the High Peace Council will monitor all the political agreements between the government and oppositions as they have been doing with Hezb-e-Islami.