A US delegation will travel to meet with “senior Taliban representatives from Kabul” in Doha, Qatar, this weekend, a State Department official said Friday — the first such meeting since the US withdrawal from Afghanistan at the end of August.
The United States and the Taliban will hold their first in-person talks since the US withdrawal from Afghanistan starting Saturday, the State Department said. The US delegation will meet Saturday and Sunday in the Qatari capital Doha with senior Taliban representatives.
US delegation will meet with senior Taliban representatives in Doha in their first face-to-face meeting at a senior level since Washington pulled its troops from Afghanistan and the group took over the country, say two senior administration officials
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Jennifer Hansler The official said that “the continued safe passage out of Afghanistan of US and other foreign nationals and Afghans to whom we have a special commitment who seek to leave the country” is among the key priorities for the meeting.
Farkhunda Karimi USA probably orders to Taliban whatever you want to do with the Afghans but don’t make deals with China otherwise you will be in trouble!
Dr. Jonathan Schroden “Another priority will be to hold the #Taliban to its commitment that it will not allow #Afghanistan to again become a hotbed for #alQaeda or other extremists while pressing the group to improve access for humanitarian aid”.