Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is likely to meet Taliban representatives during his visit to Pakistan starting on Sunday, according to reports.


Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is likely to meet Taliban representatives during his visit to Pakistan starting on Sunday, according to reports.
Two senior Pakistani officials told Reuters that the Saudi crown prince was likely to meet Taliban representatives in Islamabad.

Taliban representatives are due to meet U.S. representatives and Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan in the coming days.
“Though it is top secret so far, there are strong indications representatives of the Afghan Taliban will meet Prince Salman during their visit of Pakistan on February 18,” one of the Pakistani officials in Islamabad said.
Saudi Arabia was one of the observer countries that had participated at the US – Taliban talks held in Abu Zhabi.

Meanwhile, Taliban sources said that “Actually meeting Prince Salman is not in the plan so far but we can discuss it when we are in Islamabad”.
This comes as Taliban group has denied direct talks with Afghan government so far.


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