Afghan refugee turned author shares views on Doha Peace Talks | Mancunian Matters

And Gulwali Passarlay, a Manchester based author and campaigner for refugee rights, thinks talks can only be successful in putting an end to twenty years of fighting if both sides recognise each other. 

He said: “Negotiations, dialogue and discussion is always better than violence but there has been an increase in violence in Afghanistan. 

“Overall I am happy that negotiations are happening but not happy that it’s happening in Doha. 

“I wanted this to happen in Afghanistan and for both sides to recognise each other, but they can’t even agree a code of conduct.

“I remain hopeful but the way the talks have been going it’s very disappointing that they can’t even agree on a framework.”

War has displaced millions of Afghans, many fled to neighbouring Pakistan and some continued their journey from there.
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