Sohail Shaheen: Progress has been made in peace talks with the United States
Reporter: Lutfullah Nejrabi
In the seventh round of peace talks, the Taliban has announced that Washington and their negotiating team is now working on a draft of US-NATO troops withdrawal plan from Afghanistan. Today, Qatar’s Taliban political office spokesman Sohail Shaheen has said he is satisfied with the seventh round of peace talks. The Taliban spokesman said: “Today, the talks were held in different groups, tomorrow and the day after tomorrow the meeting would be stopped, because of the Intra-Afghan peace talks, the talks with the US delegation will be delayed and it would resume on the 9th of July; we are happy with this round of talks. We hope that all remaining work will be completed soon, so far we have not faced any challenges.”
The reports on satisfaction of Afghan government and Taliban comes in a time that currently the group are still emphasizing the fighting in the country, as well as reports, are coming that the Taliban are calling for early withdrawal of US and NATO from Afghanistan in the last six to nine months, but the United States has emphasized that the process of foreign forces withdrawal from the country should end in 18 months.