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Rouhani: Intra-Afghan Talks Solution to Conflict in Afghanistan

Iranian President Rouhani

TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says Intra-Afghan talks are the only way to resolve the ongoing conflict in Afghanistan. According to Iranian media, Abdullah Abdullah, the head of the HCNR, met with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani Monday afternoon. During the meeting, the Iranian President assured Abdullah that Iran is …

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Nadery: Progress Made Over Intra-Afghan Talks Agenda

Nadery, Progress made over intra-Afghan talks agenda

KABUL – Nader Nadery, spokesperson for the Afghan government and member of Doha negotiations said, 10 contact members met on Sunday, making progress on talks agenda. Nadery expressed his hope the peace negotiation roadmap would soon be finalized. This comes as the Contact Group, has been discussing a roadmap for …

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Khalilzad Discusses Intra-Afghan Talks with Taliban

Khalilzad discusses intra-Afghan talks with Taliban

QATAR – The US special envoy for Afghanistan reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad on Tuesday met with head of Taliban’s political office Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar and Abdul Hakim Haqqani the newly appointed chief negotiator for the insurgent group in the Persian Gulf Arab state of Qatar. Mohammad Naeem Wardak, Taliban’s newly …

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US, UK Say Intra-Afghan Talks Should Begin Immediately

US, UK Say Intra-Afghan talks Should Start Immediately

KABUL – The United States and the United Kingdom have called for intra-Afghan peace talks to begin ‘without delay’. US National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien has said that he had a phone call with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani on Monday to discuss the need for intra-Afghan talks to start without …

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Abdullah: Intra-Afghan Talks to Begin Next Week

Abdullah, intra-Afghan talks to begin next week

KABUL – The chairman of the High Council for National Reconciliation Abdullah Abdullah said the long-awaited Intra-Afghan talks on peace in Afghanistan will begin next week. The first talks will take place in Qatari capital Doha, where Afghanistan and Taliban delegations will come together to end the 18-year war in …

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Khalilzad: Afghan Leaders Must Learn from Past Mistakes

Khalilzad optimistic about peace talks despite challenges

KABUL – US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad has called on Afghan leaders to “learn from past mistakes” and reach a political agreement. “Afghan leaders from all sides will have to rise to the occasion, put their country first, learn from past mistakes and reach a political agreement,” …

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Stoltenberg: NATO Welcomes the Intra-Afghan Talks


KABUL – NATO Chief, Jens Stoltenberg has spoken with Afghan leaders to welcome the upcoming intra-Afghan talks that is going to soon kick off in Doha. “I spoke to President Ghani and Abdullah Abdullah to welcome the upcoming start of intra-Afghan talks”, Stoltenberg said in a Twitter statement. Stoltenberg also …

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Intra-Afghan Peace Talks Expected in Days

Intra-Afghan talks expected in days

KABUL – Long-awaited intra-Afghan negotiations between the Afghan government and the Taliban are expected to start in Doha, Qatar within a week once the final 400 Taliban prisoners have been released. “We are ready to sit for talks within a week from when we see our prisoners released. We are …

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