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Afghan government says peace deal only possible after national elections

Afghanistan’s government said it will consider making a peace deal with insurgents only after national elections, expected to take place this month. Afghan presidential spokesman Sediq Seddiqi said Saturdays legitimacy of peace in the country is not possible until the elections are held. This comes after President Trump last week cancelled peace negotiations with Taliban following the death of a U.S. soldier in a terrorist attack in Kabul.

Rep. Nadler speaks out on Dems impeachment push amid disagreement within party

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler speaks out on Democrats push for impeachment amid disagreements within the party over the matter. In an interview Friday, Nadler said an impeachment inquiry is exactly what the committee is doing, but claimed the term itself has no legal significance. He also said the panel is doing it’s job under the constitution, which is to conduct a series of hearings and an investigation to determine whether to recommend articles of impeachment.

Venezuela’s Maduro will not attend UN General Assembly

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced he will not be attending the annual meeting of the United Nations General Assembly later this month. On Thursday, the embattled leader said the executive vice president and the foreign minister will be sent to New York in his place.