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EU Special Envoy Meet Mullah Baradar in Qatar

EU Special Envoy Meet Mullah Baradar in Qatar

DOHA – The EU Special Representative for Afghanistan Ronald Kobia met with Taliban deputy leader and the group’s head of Qatar office Abdul Ghani Baradar in Doha, on Tuesday and discussed peace process among other issues, Taliban said in a statement. In a statement released on Tuesday, Mohammad Suhail Shaheen, …

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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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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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Kabul ‘Intentionally Hampered’ Intra-Afghan Talks: Taliban

Kabul ‘Intentionally Hampered’ Intra-Afghan Talks Taliban

KABUL – Taliban have again accused the Kabul administration of “intentionally hampering” an intra-Afghan conference planned in Doha, Qatar, while US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo also expressed “disappointment” at the postponement of the dialogue. Qatar postponed the April 20-21 dialogue after the Afghan government stopped delegates from proceeding to …

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US-Taliban Talk Will Focus on Pulling Out All Foreign Troops from Afghanistan: Taliban

US-Taliban Talk Will Focus on Pulling Out All Foreign Troops from Afghanistan: Taliban

DOHA – Upcoming negotiations between the Taliban and Washington will focus on the timetable for pulling out all foreign troops from Afghanistan, according to a senior Taliban member. During an exclusive interview with AFP, the Taliban’s political spokesperson, Suhail Shaheen, said previous talks with Washington saw the two sides agree …

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Taliban Blame Kabul for Cancellation of Qatar Meeting

Taliban Blame Kabul for Cancelation of Qatar Meeting

KABUL – Taliban spokesperson Zabihullah Mujahid blamed the Afghan government for cancellation of Qatar meeting in a statement released Friday, saying that “Kabul Administration” is seeking to sabotage any peace process. “Both the hosts of the conference and Qatar made it clear and even stipulated this point in the invitation …

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Afghan Delegation and Taliban Talks in Doha ‘Canceled’

Afghan Delegation and Taliban Talks in Doha ‘Canceled’

KABUL – The much-anticipated talks between Afghan politicians, civil society members and other representatives of Afghanistan’s society with the Taliban on issues around the peace process scheduled for April 20-21 was “canceled” due to a “disagreement” by Qatari government on the 250-member list proposed by the Afghan side as Presidential …

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Feature: Afghan Delegation and Doha Summit

Taliban Blame Kabul for Cancelation of Qatar Meeting

A list of the 250 people was introduced by the Afghan government who were scheduled to attend the Doha Summit to talk to the Taliban, which was also the reason that talks were canceled at the last moment. Taliban ridiculed the number of negotiators and Qatari sponsorship for the talks …

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Afghan Delegation Trip to Doha Meeting Delayed

Taliban Blame Kabul for Cancelation of Qatar Meeting

KABUL – The trip of Afghan political figures to Doha for participation in a three-day peace conference has been delayed, a government source revealed on Thursday. Two days back, the government of President Ashraf Ghani issued a list of 250 people, including 52 women, who will take part in the …

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