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Only negotiated peace can end Afghan war, Pakistan tells UN

ISLAMABAD/ NEW YORK: Reiterating Pakistan's view, Ambassador of Pakistan to the UN Maleeha Lodhi on Saturday said only a negotiated peace could end the long war in Afghanistan and restore stability to the region. "Sixteen years of war, waged by the world’s most powerful forces against an insurgency of irregulars, has not yielded a military solution," she said while speaking at the UN Security Council debate on Afghanistan. She told the 15-member council that neither Kabul, the Coalition nor the Afghan Taliban can…