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Afghan Taliban Wrap up Talks with Chinese Officials

Afghan Taliban Wrap up Talks with Chinese Officials

BEIJING – Taliban political envoys have concluded talks with Chinese officials in Beijing on peace process and to take them into confidence on the possible peace deal with the United States, Afghan sources familiar with the visit said on Monday. The Taliban political office head, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, led …

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US, Taliban Representatives to Meet in Doha

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KABUL – The seventh round of the peace talks will be held in Doha next week where US and Taliban representatives will meet. In the previous or sixth round, US and Taliban representatives discussed truce, direct negotiation between the Afghan government and the Taliban, withdrawal of The US forces from …

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Khalilzad Meets Mohaqiq, Noor and Discussed Range of Issues

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MAZAR-E-SHARIF – Zalmay Khalilzad, The US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation, on Tuesday during his visit to Balkh province, met with deputy chief executive, Haji Mohammad Mohaqiq, and former Balkh governor, Atta Mohammad Noor. A statement from Atta Mohammad Noor office stated that both the sides discussed range of issues …

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Zalmay Khalilzad Seeks Pakistan’s Support in Peace Process

Zalmay Khalilzad Seeks Pakistan’s Support in Peace Process

ISLAMABAD – The US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad met with Pakistan’s Prime Minister and high-ranking officials on Sunday in Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan, the US Embassy in Islamabad said in a statement. In a statement released on Monday, the US Embassy said that Khalilzad met Prime …

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Pakistan will Continue to Establish Peace in the Region: FO

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ISLAMABAD – Pakistan on Sunday told the United States that it would continue to play its role as a mediator for the establishment of peace in the region. A high-level consultative meeting between Pakistan and the United States was held at the Foreign Relations Office (FO), with the United States …

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Sixth Round Of US-Taliban Talks in Doha to Begin Today

Sixth Round Of US-Taliban Talks in Doha to Begin Today

DOHA – The US and Taliban delegations will resume talks on Wednesday in Doha, the capital of Qatar to make a way for ending the long-term conflict in the war-weary country, Zabihullah Mujahid, a spokesman for the Taliban said in a tweet. “We are expecting the meeting to start in …

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Loya Jirga Starts in Kabul Despite Political Opposition

Loya Jirga Starts in Kabul Despite Political Opposition

KABUL – Afghan President Ashraf Ghani opened a four-day Loya Jirga, or Grand Assembly on April 29, with more than 3,200 delegates seeking to agree on a common approach to peace talks with the Taliban. The Loya Jirga that brings together politicians, tribal elders and other prominent figures, was overshadowed …

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Iran Criticizes US-Taliban Talks

Iran Criticise US-Taliban Talks

KABUL – Iran on Wednesday criticized US talks with Taliban, suggesting Washington was elevating the role of the militants. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif admitted that Iran had also opened dialogue with the Taliban but said that the US push for a deal with the group was “seriously wrong”. …

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