Visit our new website: worldnews.easybranches.com

US envoy says US-Taliban talks to resume Saturday

  • Thu, 28 Feb 2019 15:49
Author: 
By FAY ABUELGASIM | AP
ID: 
1551337352547896900
Thu, 2019-02-28 06:59

DOHA, Qatar: The US envoy leading the talks with the Taliban says the negotiations have been put on hold until this weekend.
Zalmay Khalilzad wrote on Twitter on Thursday that “both sides will take the next two days for internal deliberations, with plans to regroup on Saturday.”
Khalilzad described the last three days of talks as “solid” and “productive.”
He added: “We continue to take slow, steady steps toward understanding and eventually #peace.”
Khalilzad has been trying to negotiate a resolution of the 17-year war in Afghanistan, America’s longest.
The Taliban, who harbored Al-Qaeda and its leader Osama bin Laden, ruled Afghanistan before the 2001 US-led invasion after the Sept. 11 attacks.
The Taliban have made a major comeback in recent years. Today, they carry out near-daily attacks on Afghan security forces.

Main category: 
Tags: 
’I felt powerful’: Afghan trailblazer who confronted Taliban on womenUS, Taliban talk troop withdrawal, counter-terrorism at peace talks World

Tags


Save big on top tech magazines.

Related Stories

Hezbollah says 2 Israeli drones downed in south Beirut
  • Sun, 25 Aug 2019 12:06

Author: Associated PressID: 1566693083134864800Sun, 2019-08-25 03:26 BEIRUT: A Hezbollah official said Sunday that an Israeli drone went do...

US, Taliban resume push for peace at Doha talks
  • Sun, 25 Aug 2019 07:49

Author: AFPID: 1566671349661071500Sat, 2019-08-24 18:17 DOHA: The US and the Taliban met in Doha on Saturday, an AFP correspondent said, re...

Taliban reject direct talks with Afghan government
  • Sun, 28 Jul 2019 16:33

Author: Associated PressID: 1564294468240591600Sun, 2019-07-28 05:49 KABUL: The Taliban said on Sunday they will not hold direct talks with...

Rohingya refugees press citizenship demands in talks with Myanmar
  • Sun, 28 Jul 2019 12:24

Author: Sun, 2019-07-28 02:12 DHAKA: Rohingya refugees pressed their demand to be granted Myanmar citizenship in a meeting on Saturday with a de...

Afghan-Taliban talks could happen within two weeks
  • Sun, 28 Jul 2019 06:04

Author: AFPID: 1564244022085762500Sat, 2019-07-27 15:53 KABUL: Direct talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban could begin in No...

Irish PM says hard Brexit would raise issue of Irish unification
  • Sat, 27 Jul 2019 20:36

Author: ReutersID: 1564215058673535900Sat, 2019-07-27 08:05 GLENTIES, Ireland: The question of the unification of Ireland and British-ruled...

Asian stocks rise on hopes for US-China trade talks
  • Tue, 23 Jul 2019 18:15

Author: APID: 1563866636911858500Tue, 2019-07-23 07:14 BEIJING: Asian stock markets rose Tuesday on optimism over possible new US-China tal...

Iran says breaks up CIA spy ring, some sentenced to death: report
  • Mon, 22 Jul 2019 21:38

Mon, 2019-07-22 09:29 DUBAI: Iran has captured 17 spies working for the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and some have been sentenced to death, I...

Panama says withdrawing flag from tanker towed to Iran, cites violations
  • Sun, 21 Jul 2019 20:46

Author: ReutersID: 1563676826966119500Sun, 2019-07-21 05:56 PANAMA CITY: Panama’s maritime authority said on Saturday it had begun the pr...

Afghan rivals resume talks for peace
  • Mon, 08 Jul 2019 16:26

Author: AFPID: 1562568385187709500Mon, 2019-07-08 06:42 DOHA: Dozens of powerful Afghans resumed talks with the Taliban on Monday in Doha, ...

Lebanon says issues still pending over sea border talks with Israel
  • Thu, 04 Jul 2019 06:19

Author: Wed, 2019-07-03 21:32 BEIRUT: Lebanon insists any demarcation of its sea boundary with Israel be implemented only as part of a wider pa...

Iran Guards chief says enemy focused on economic conflict
  • Wed, 03 Jul 2019 17:15

Author: ReutersID: 1562136594114750700Wed, 2019-07-03 06:43 GENEVA: The head of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards said on Wednesday the e...


الاقسام