Resumption of talks between the US and the Afghan Taliban

Resumption of talks between the US and the Afghan Taliban

Afghan Taliban representatives held further talks with a US delegation in Qatar on Wednesday, as the Afghan government convened a traditional assembly in Kabul to defend its interests in a possible peace deal. The Taliban announced in a statement that their chief negotiator, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, had spoken with the US envoy to Afghanistan, […]

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Taliban optimistic for their negotiations with the United States

Taliban optimistic for their negotiations with the United States

Taliban talks last month in Qatar with the United States were a success, their chief negotiator said on a visit to Moscow on Tuesday. Zalmay Khalilzad, the US envoy to Afghanistan, where the United States has been engaged militarily for more than seventeen years, announced at the end of January that it had reached a […]

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Afghanistan significant progress in peace talks between US and Taliban

Afghanistan: “significant progress” in peace talks between US and Taliban

The United States and the Taliban have made “significant progress” this week in their peace talks to end the 17-year war in Afghanistan, even if they still face some major obstacles. “The meetings here have been more productive than they have been in the past, and we have made significant progress on crucial issues,” Zalmay […]

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Afghan Taliban refuse to negotiate in Saudi Arabia

Afghan Taliban refused to negotiate in Saudi Arabia

The Afghan Taliban have given up this month to visit Saudi Arabia for further talks with US envoys because of Ryad’s willingness to include representatives of Kabul in the talks. Islamist insurgents are demanding that this fourth round of talks with US special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad be held in Qatar, where the Taliban have political […]

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