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Afghan, Taliban Peace Talks in Doha ‘Canceled’

Doha talks between the Taliban and senior Afghan political figures scheduled for April 19-21, aimed at ending the long-term conflict in the war-weary country was “canceled,” the Presidential Palace said in a statement on Thursday. According to the statement, the meeting was canceled due to a disagreement between the Qatari …

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Taliban Slams Gov’t List for Doha Talks

The Taliban insurgent group on Wednesday slammed the Afghan government lengthy list of participants for Qatar summit. The Afghan government announced Tuesday a list of 250 people that will attend at the intra-Afghan dialogue in Doha, the capital of Qatar. But the Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said in a statement …

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Afghan Gov’t Announces List Of Qatar Delegation

The Afghan government on Tuesday announced a 250-member delegation for peace talks with the Taliban in Doha, the capital of Qatar.  The Afghan delegation list is consists of 250 members including 52 women. The delegation includes government senior officials, Jihadi leaders, tribal elders, representatives of political parties, political figures, High Peace …

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Afghan Delegation for Qatar Talks Finalized

After several days of negotiations, the Reconciliation Leadership Council has finalized the list of participants for the Qatar meeting, a member of the Council said on Monday. Mohammad Ismail Khan who is also a participant in Doha meeting told Ariana News that 150 people including 40 women will attend at …

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Khalilzad Urges Taliban to Agree to Ceasefire

The U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad on Monday Urged the Taliban militants to agree to a ceasefire. “The quickest way to prevent casualties is to agree to a ceasefire. Taliban senior leadership should allow their representatives to come to the table and discuss. I will continue to …

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Khalilzad, Uzbekistan Leaders Discuss Afghan Peace Process

The U.S. Special Envoy for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad held talks with the Uzbekistan President Shavkat Mirziyoyev and Foreign Minister Abdulaziz Kalimov in Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan and discussed the Afghan peace process. “We discussed critical role region plays in achieving and sustaining peace, and in accelerated regional integration …

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Ghani Appoints Members for Organizing Peace Jirga

President Ashraf Ghani has appointed 19 members of a commission that will be responsible for organizing a Consultative Peace Jirga. Afghanistan’s High Peace Council Secretary Mohammad Omar Daudzai made the announcement late on Wednesday night. Fazel Karim Fazel, Abdul Wahab Orphani, Abbas Nawian, Abdul Haq Shafaq, Mohammad Ayub Rafiqi, Abdul …

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Kabul Is Fully Apprised About US-Taliban Talks: Pompeo

The U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday said that the Afghan government is fully apprised about ongoing talks between the United States and Taliban representatives. Testifying before House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee, Pompeo said that US Ambassador to Afghanistan John Bass talks to President Ashraf Ghani “multiple …

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