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Mar 13, 2019
US envoy says 'real strides' made in longest Taliban talks, but no agreement on troop withdrawal processThe talks focused on the withdrawal of US troops and assurances that insurgents would not use Afghanistan's territory to stage future terrorist attacks — one of the initial aims of American policy in the wake of the 9/11 attacks back in 2001. "Progress was achieved regarding both these issues," said a Taliban spokesman.
Mar 12, 2019
Pakistan foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi says 'progress' made at ongoing Taliban-US talks in QatarThe talks between US envoy Zalmay Khalilzad and Taliban representatives have gone on days longer than initially expected. The US had asked Pakistan to assist in its efforts to find a negotiated peace with the Taliban to end the longest war in American history.
Mar 06, 2019
Afghan peace talks: US-Taliban meeting to focus on counter-terrorism ops, troops withdrawal, dialogue and ceasefireAn American delegation led by Zalmay Khalilzad has been holding marathon meetings in Doha, Qatar with a high-level Taliban team led by Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar.
Jan 27, 2019
Taliban says foreign troops in Afghanistan to withdraw within 18 months as talks with US made ‘significant progress'Taliban officials said US negotiators on Saturday agreed on a draft peace pact setting out the withdrawal of foreign troops from Afghanistan within 18 months, potentially ending the United States’ longest war.
Jan 25, 2019
Taliban appoints co-founder as top negotiator for talks with US, announces changes in military, civilian departmentsThe Taliban has appointed a co-founder of the movement as the new head of their political office in Doha, where talks have been ongoing since Monday with US officials. Baradar, formerly a number two of the Islamist group, helped Mullah Omar, who died in 2013, to found the Taliban movement.
Oct 21, 2018
India should keep close eye on Kabul as General Raziq's death gives ISI crucial role in stabilising AfghanistanThe growing strategic depth that the Taliban in Afghanistan has given to Pakistan's ISI would not be bartered away at any cost, that too at present when it expects greater concessions from Washington, which is willing to negotiate things out