ENTIKHABAT 97: Possible Presidential Election Delay Discussed
A number of politicians and political parties on Tuesday said they welcome the suggestion by the United States to postpone the April 2019 presidential elections.
Reacting to a Wall Street Journal report that says the US is pushing the Afghan government to postpone elections, the political parties said after the postponement of elections, an interim government should be established.
The US ambassador to Afghanistan John R. Bass meanwhile said the US is committed to helping the electoral commissions and the Afghan government hold presidential elections adding that it is the Afghans who should decide about the timing of the elections.
In this episode host Masoud Malik discusses the topic with the following guests:
Humayun Jarir, member of the leadership council of Hizb-e-Islami led by Hekmatyar
Khalil Roman, journalist
In the first part of the program host Sayed Najib Asil interviewed former Afghan Ambassador to India Shaida Mohammad Abdali.