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Zalmay Khalilzad to Tour Kabul, Islamabad

Zalmay Khalilzad to Tour Kabul, Islamabad

WASHINGTON – Zalmay Khalilzad, the US envoy for Afghanistan, began a fresh tour that will take him to Islamabad and Kabul, besides other capitals in the region, for a new round of talks with the Taliban, the State Department said on Tuesday.
Mr Khalilzad will also visit Belgium, Britain, Jordan and Uzbekistan as he seeks global support for a peace deal. The trip is scheduled to run through April 10. The envoy met representatives from China, Russia and the European Union last week.
The State Department of US did not confirm whether Mr Khalilzad would hold fresh talks with the Taliban, but said he would stop in Qatar, the usual location for negotiations with Taliban.
Khalilzad’s trip is “part of an overall effort to facilitate a peace process that brings all Afghan parties together in inclusive intra-Afghan negotiations”, the State Department said.
(Sahar News)

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