President Ghani meets Zalmay Khalilzad at the Presidential Palace
Reporter: Abdul Nazir Qaderi
The Presidential Palace has written in a newsletter that president Ghani meets Zalmay Khalilzad, the special envoy for the State Department of US, on Wednesday, December 28 of2019 in his office. According to the newsletter: “Mr. Khalilzad informed president Ghani from his recent meetings and discussions in Qatar and Pakistan,” the statement said. “The main focus of the president’s talks with Khalilzad was on how to secure a ceasefire and address the Taliban’s safe havens outside Afghanistan.”
The Presidential Palace newsletter also added: “President Ghani expressed his concern at the continued Taliban violence.” They want lasting peace and there is no doubt about it. At the meeting, both sides expressed hope that a ceasefire would be provided first in order to secure peace in Afghanistan.