US special envoy on Afghan peace process Zalmay Khalilzad met with Taliban delegation in Doha as well as Pakistani officials in Islamabad.

US special envoy on Afghan peace process Zalmay Khalilzad met with Taliban delegation in Doha as well as Pakistani officials in Islamabad.
Taliban spokesman Suhail Shaheen said that Mullah Baradar met with Zalmay Khalilzad and RSM commander General Scott Miller in Doha on Sunday.

“Both sides talked about speedy release of the prisoners and commencement of intra-Afghan negotiations,” he twitted.
According to him, Dr. Mutlaq Al-Qahtani, Special Envoy of the Foreign Minister of the State of Qatar and his delegation also participated in the meeting.

In Islamabad, Mr Khalilzad met with General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Pakistan’s chief of army staff.
It said that during the meeting “matters of mutual interest” came under discussion as well as the overall regional security situation.
Both sides also discussed Afghan refugee issue, peace process, and Afghan-Pak border management.

Khalilzad is expected to arrive in Kabul to share the latest developments on peace process.


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