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Khalilzad hails Turkey’s support to Afghan peace process

16 Apr 2019 Afghanistan Times

AT News Report

KABUL: US Special Representative for Afghanistan

Reconciliation said he held talks with Turkish President’s Chief Advisor in

Washington, and spurned reports of being in Doha and begun sixth round of talks

with Taliban members there.

After concluding fifth round of talks with Taliban in Qata,

Khalilzad and Taliban members claimed progress in the talks. The sixth round of

discussions with Taliban is not clear yet, but Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah

Mahmood Qureshi said that negotiations between them took place on Monday.

However, Khalilzad through his twitter account rejected the

reports, saying, “Don’t believe reports that I’m in Doha. I’m enjoying a windy

spring day in DC.”

He tweeted: “Good to see the Turkish President’s Chief

Advisor in Washington today (Tuesday). Appreciate Turkey’s commitment to

Afghanistan. Turkey’s willingness to support the Afghan peace process is


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