Abdullah: “Nobody promised Afghanistan would be paradise in 2 or 3 years” | DW English

Afghanistan’s Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah tells Tim Sebastian that the Taliban have shown their “utter irresponsibility towards the people and towards the fate of the country.” This week though, the group have reciprocated a ceasefire offer by Kabul ahead of the Muslim festival of Eid. Does this mean the years-long conflict could be resolved?
In this week’s edition, DW’s Conflict Zone also finds out where Afghanistan is headed next amid reports of deteriorating human rights and security.


Conflict Zone is Deutsche Welle’s top political interview. Every week, our hosts Tim Sebastian and Michel Friedman are face-to-face with global decision-makers, seeking straight answers to straight questions, putting the spotlight on controversial issues and calling the powerful to account.


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