ceasefire Current Affairs - 2020

EU calls for ceasefire in Afghanistan

The officials of European Union (EU) have called for a ceasefire in Afghanistan, stating that the breakdown in talks between United States and Taliban presented an opportunity to push anew for a truce (an agreement to end the fighting). In September 2019, citing a Taliban attack that killed a US soldier, US President Donald Trump Read More…

Afghans call for ceasefire as “Loya Jirga” Peace Summit wraps up

Afghanistan on 29 April 2019 convened rare “Loya Jirga”, a four day long grand assembly or massive meeting for delegates from across country to discuss war and efforts of United States to forge a peace deal with Taliban. At the end of huge peace summit in Kabul, Afghan officials called for immediate and permanent ceasefire. Read More…

Yemen signs ceasefire agreement with rebels

Yemenese President Abdurabu Hadi along with representative of the major political parties have signed a ceasefire agreement with the Houthi rebels. The ceasefire will peace to the disturbed region. The deal which was brokered by UN will put an end to the conflict and protests led by the Houthi faction which had brought life in Read More…

Russian troops start withdrawal

Ukraine has affirmed that the Russian troops who were believed to be in the Ukrainian territory have withdrawn back to Russian soils. This is a major step which will help bring back peace in the region. After about 5 months of intense fighting which had followed the Russian occupation of Crimea, the region saw a Read More…