Afghanistan—Officials Blame Taliban For Slow Pace Of Talks

Agence France-Presse | 01/21/2021

Afghan officials have blamed the Taliban for the slow pace of peace talks, reports Agence France-Presse. Negotiations resumed in Doha, Qatar, on Jan. 6., but have not advanced beyond determining the agenda for the second round of talks, Waheed Omar, a media adviser to President Ashraf Ghani, said on Wednesday. The Afghan government wants to secure a cease-fire and certain guarantees over the makeup of the future government before proceeding. Omar said that the Taliban has no vision...

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