New Delhi, Jan. 11 -- A deal between the US and Pakistan on Afghanistan cannot be equated with peace in the war-torn country and true stability can only be ushered in through an intra-Afghan dialogue, former president Hamid Karzai said on Thursday.

Karzai also said a peace process in Afghanistan can succeed only if it has the backing of all countries in the region, including India, which should do a "lot more" and be part of all the processes to establish peace and stability.

The Afghans have welcomed the American move to appoint Zalmay Khalilzad as special representative for Afghan reconciliation because he is an Afghan, but four conditions must be met for this process to succeed, he said.

"We have to differentiate between peace and a d...