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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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Pakistan’s PM Suggests Interim Setup In Afghanistan

Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday suggested an interim setup in Afghanistan as a possible solution to an apparent impasse in the ongoing peace process, while blaming the Afghan government for the stalemate in talks, Pakistani media reported. According to Pakistan’s Express Tribune, “the suggestion came during PM Khan’s …

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