TAWDE KHABARE: Khalilzad Begins New Trip To Qatar, Afghanistan
US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad resumed his trip to Qatar and Afghanistan, the US Department of State said in a statement on Tuesday.
In Doha, Ambassador Khalilzad will resume talks with the Taliban as part of an overall effort to facilitate a peace process that ends the conflict in Afghanistan, the statement said.
The statement added that in Kabul, Mr. Khalilzad will consult with the leadership of the Afghan government on the peace process and encourage full preparation for intra-Afghan negotiations.
The US and Taliban representatives have been negotiating since October 12, 2018 in Doha, capital of Qatar to strike a peace deal and end the 18 years' war in the country.
Both sides hope to finalize a peace deal after eight rounds of the peace talks in Doha and UAE.
In this program, Noor Wali Saeed discusses the topic with the following guests:
Mushtaq Rahim, international affairs analyst
Habibullah Janibdar, political affairs analyst
Elyas Wahdat, former Paktika governor