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US special envoy Khalilzad on four-nation visit including Pakistan

WASHINGTON: U.S. special envoy for peace in Afghanistan, Zalmay Khalilzad, will visit Afghanistan, Pakistan, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar from Nov. 8 to 20 to push for peace negotiations with the Afghan Taliban, the State Department said on Thursday. Khalilzad met Taliban leaders in Qatar last month as part of efforts to find a way to end the 17-year-long war in Afghanistan, according to the Islamist group that was ousted from power by U.S.-led forces in 2001. “On his last trip to the region in October, Special…

Afghan Taliban to ‘join’ Moscow peace talks

PESHAWAR: The Afghan Taliban will join multilateral peace talks being hosted by Rus­sia on Friday, senior Taliban officials said on Monday, after the United States and Afghanistan turned down their invitations. But Taliban spokesman Zabih­ullah Mujahid said they had not formally agreed to take part. Russia invited 12 countries and the Taliban, but the United States and the US-backed Afghan government declined. Representatives from Iran, China, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan are expected to attend,…

Afghan envoy to India steps down during President Ghani’s Delhi visit

DELHI: Resignation of Afghanistan ambassador to India came as a flabbergasted announcement for the Afghan government on Wednesday when President Ashraf Ghani was concluding his visit to Dehli meanwhile. Ambassador to India Dr Shaida Mohammad Abdali tendered his resignation on Wednesday, the diplomat announced his resignation on Twitter, at the end of President Ashraf Ghani's day-long visit to Delhi. In what he dubbed as "a tough but appealing decision" he took to Twitter to announce his resignation.…

Pakistan wants voluntary return of Afghan refugees to home: Lodhi

NEW YORK: Pakistan's Permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN) Maleeha Lodhi has said that Pakistan wants Afghan refugees to voluntary return to their homeland, ARY News reported. . Lodhi, speaking in the United Nations General Assembly, said that Pakistan has played a key role for peace in Afghanistan. She added that negotiations between Afghan Government and Taliban is the only solution to the problems of Afghanistan. She also said that world community has appreciated Pakistan's efforts for peace in the…