A prosperous, stable and peaceful Afghanistan is in the best interest of region, COAS says.
US warns continued chaos in Afghanistan will be harmful for its neighbours.
“We call on the Taliban and Afghan leaders to engage seriously in the ongoing peace process," US State Dept spokesperson says.
The Taliban and government have declared similar ceasefires in the past to mark Islamic holidays.
Afghan president in meeting with army chief appreciates "Pakistan's sincere and positive role" in the peace process.
Chief US diplomat says Washington is only withdrawing its troops from Afghanistan, not leaving the country.
Newat Rawan, a popular talk show host in the past, was “assassinated by unknown gunmen”: police spokesman.
Fierce fighting has erupted in southern Helmand province since the weekend.
America’s defence department downplays fighting in several provinces.
Increased military presence and security at checkpoints visible in Afghan capital.
Since the US-Taliban deal, there have been no US combat deaths but attacks on Afghan forces and civilians have spiralled.
"It will be an orderly, coordinated, and deliberate process," Nato official says.
The two foreign ministers review bilateral cooperation, exchange views on impacts of Covid-19 pandemic.
“Tough situation, no good answers to any of it," says Joint Chiefs Chairman General Mark Milley.
According to the Pentagon, the defence secretary and the army chief discussed the drawdown in Afghanistan.
Women in Afghanistan remain targets of violence and are underrepresented in peace talks despite promises of a place at the table.
All stakeholders know if the path of negotiation is abandoned, Afghanistan will descend into chaos.
To end the ‘forever war’, Afghan stakeholders need to show vision and maturity.
Gen Scott Miller says he has told the Taliban a return to violence would be "a tragedy for Afghanistan and Afghan people".
Pakistan must complete the fencing of its border with Afghanistan and insulate itself to the extent possible.
COAS, Afghan Ambassador Najibullah Ali Khil discuss matters of mutual interest and regional security situation.
Turkey's foreign ministry says meeting will cover recent developments about peace process.
Regardless of who the adversary was at any point, two generations of Afghans have known only war.
US State Department spokesman Ned Price did not confirm the postponement, but said broader diplomatic efforts will continue.
The foreign troop withdrawals have raised concerns that the country could erupt in full-scale civil war.
FM Qureshi says Taliban have largely succeeded in their objective.
“The terrorism threat has moved to other places, and we have other very important items on our agenda," says US state secretary.
FM Qureshi expresses hope that Afghan parties will work constructively to achieve shared objective of a stable Afghanistan.
The Pentagon has around 2,500 troops in Afghanistan from a high of over 100,000.
There are growing fears that Afghanistan will collapse into worsening chaos, brutal civil war, or even a takeover by the Taliban.