1 week Peace seen in Afghanistan as US-Taliban talks end Manilatimes |World
KABUL: Taliban and United States negotiators have wrapped up their latest round of talks for a deal that would see America shrink its troop presence in Afghanistan, a Taliban spokesman said Monday. According to Zabihullah Mujahid, the eighth round of talks, which had been taking place in Doha, finished after midnight. “Work was tedious & effective. Both sides agreed to consult their respective leaderships for next steps,” he wrote on Twitter.
There was no immediate comment from the US embassy in Kabul.
Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani, center, greets as he arrives to offer Eid al-Adha prayers at ... more