The Afghan State Minister for Peace, Sadat Mansoor Naderi opened a new peace affairs office for the eastern zone that will cover Nangarhar, Nuristan, Kunar and Laghman provinces, the ministry said in a statement.

“The war has no winner and the peace has no loser”, the State Minister for Peace said during the opening ceremony of the new office in Nangarhar.

The people will not give in to force, they believe there is no other reason to continue war in Afghanistan after the withdrawal of foreign troops, the Minister said.

Sadat Mansoor Naderi, the State Minister for Peace called on the Taliban to take this peace opportunity and help for a prestigious stability and peace in Afghanistqn.

Naderi said that the civil society institutions are the real partner of the peace efforts and the new peace offices in zones and provinces will facilitate to more engage them in the peace talks.

The State Ministry for Peace has also plans to open officially open offices in South, West, North, North-East, South-East and Center of Afghanistan to cover the rest of provinces, a source at SMP told Khaama Press.

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