Taliban representatives met Pakistani foreign minister
Reporter: Mehrullah Mehrdad
Following the cancellation of talks between Taliban representatives and US Ambassador to Afghanistan Zalmai Khalilzad, Taliban political officials emphasized the need for talks with the United States during a meeting with the Pakistani Foreign Minister.
A delegation of twelve led by Taliban political deputy Mullah Abdul Ghani visited Pakistan.
Pakistani media reported that the Taliban’s political delegation met with Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmoud Qureshi to discuss Afghan peace and war.
Pakistani officials have said Taliban political representatives have insisted on resuming peace talks with the United States.
Meanwhile, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan met with US President Donald Trump on Afghan peace talks last week.
Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said during a meeting with the US President that the Pakistani government and its ISI network were training and funding dozens of terrorist groups on Pakistani soil, but now the Pakistani government is calling for lasting peace. It is Afghanistan.
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A spokesman for the Taliban group issued a proclamation of the meeting today between the delegation and the Pakistani foreign minister and said that the meeting focused on the issues of peace, economy, trade and Afghan refugees in Pakistan.
The Taliban’s office in Qatar has said the group has traveled to Pakistan on an official invitation.
But Afghan Presidential Spokesman Sediq Sediqi responded to the visit by Taliban representatives in Pakistan on his Twitter post, which is owned by the Afghan government alone.
Taliban clashes have intensified after talks between Taliban political envoys and US Special Envoy Zalmai Khalilzad canceled.
As the province of Baghlan, Kunduz, Takhar advanced to the brink of fall of the Taliban.