NATO’s Senior Civilian Representative to Afghanistan Ambassador Stefano Pontecorvo (left) and EU Ambassador to Kabul Van Brandt (center) affirms continued cooperation to Afghanistan’s “long-term stability” in a meeting Sunday, Sep. 27, 2020. [Photo: NATO Afghanistan twitter account]

KABUL, Afghanistan – Representatives of the European Union and NATO have assured of continued cooperation “in support to Afghanistan’s long-term stability.”

NATO and the European Union are working together to establish lasting peace and “long-term stability” in Afghanistan, said NATO’s Senior Civilian Representative to Afghanistan Ambassador Stefano Pontecorvo, in a tweet Sunday.

https://twitter.com/NATOscr/status/1309855206251921408

Meanwhile, EU Ambassador to Kabul Van Brandt reaffirmed his support for the Afghan peace process, saying he was working with the Afghan government to establish “a strong civilian police close to citizenry in Afghanistan.”

The remarks came at a time, the Afghan and Taliban representative in Doha are negotiating conditions for intra-Afghan talks that will determine a political settlement in Afghanistan, including achievements of the past 20 years.

The talks seemingly has faced a deadlock, as both parties could not come to an agreement on procedural outline of the talks.

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CORRECTION: NATO’s Civilian Representative to Afghanistan Stefano Pontecorvo is revised as NATO’s Senior Civilian Representative to Afghanistan Ambassador Stefano Pontecorvo.

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  • Muhammad Arif Sheva holds a B.A degree in Journalism from Int'l Peace Leadership College Rizal, Philippines. Sheva works as an editor and content writer for Khaama Press.