MEHWAR: Issues Around Next Round Of Peace Talks Discussed
The seventh round of the peace talks between the US negotiators and the Taliban members in Doha, Qatar, will take place next week, sources said, predicting that this time, the two sides will agree on one or two of the four key issues under debate.
The US forces withdrawal from Afghanistan, counterterrorism assurances, a ceasefire and direct talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban are the main key issues which have been under debate in the six rounds of the negotiators between US chief negotiator Zalmay Khalilzad and Taliban members.
Analysts familiar with Doha talks and the peace process said the Taliban will be given “a number of privileges” in this round of the talks.
In this episode of Mehwar, host Sadaf Amiri discusses the topic with Nilofar Ibrahimi, an MP, and Abdullah Qarloq, a Senator.