بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم
The religious scholars and tribal elders of Uruzgan province declared in a gathering held on July 2, 2012 in the conferences hall of governor house that the Peace and Reconciliation process is the only way to solve the Afghanistan’s problem. The participants of this gathering assured their full support to the Afghan-led Peace and National reconciliation Process and issued the below declaration letter in 11 articles. Article 1: We, the religious scholars, tribal elders and youth of Uruzgan province fully support the peace and national reconciliation process within the Islamic Law.
Article 2: To implement the peace process properly and achieve its aims, we request the government of Afghanistan to release the political detainees of Taliban.
Article 3: During the night raid operations all safety measures should be taken and the operations should be conducted after collecting all necessary and authentic information.
Article 4: The religious scholars and tribal elders should be given more authority in all peace related affairs.
Article 5: As the armed fighters are supported and equipped by the neighbor countries (Pakistan and Iran), the government of Afghanistan should convince and ask the international community to put more pressure on these two countries to not equipped the opposition.
Article 6: Some of the Islamic countries should mediate in the peace and reconciliation process.
Article 7: We fully support the latest remarks of the Afghan President on peace
Article 8: Fighters, who were involved in fighting due to some problems, should be delisted from the UN Sanctions List.
Article 9: Taliban and terrorists should be identified and then treated differently.
Article 10: There should be an international insurance and commitment for the peace process.
Article 11: During the peace negotiations, the achievements of the past 10 years - such as women rights, civil society rights, human rights and others – should not be corrupted.
The above declaration contains the proposals and decisions of 800 religious scholars, tribal elders, youth and academic circles who participated in this gathering. The participants believed that the peace and reconciliation process is the only way to bring lasting peace and security in the country.
The religious scholars and tribal elders approved and signed of this declaration and decided to send out it to High Peace Council, UN Political Agencies, International community and their embassies.
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