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Taliban say they are readying for talks with Kabul leaders

WorldNews Monday, 8 June 2020
Taliban say they are readying for talks with Kabul leaders3 minutes ago ISLAMABAD — The Taliban have started putting together their agenda for negotiations with the political leadership in Kabul, Taliban officials said, a significant first step toward talks seen as perhaps the most critical next phase in the Afghan peace process. No date has yet been set for negotiations but Washington’s peace envoy is currently crisscrossing the region in efforts advance the U.S.-Taliban accord signed earlier this year. Zalmay Khalilzad, the architect of Washington’s deal with the Taliban, was in Pakistan over the weekend, meeting with the political and military leadership, according to a U.S. Embassy...
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