Head of Afghanistan’s High Council for National Reconciliation Abdullah Abdullah has traveled to Iran after visiting India and Pakistan.
Afghanistan's top official in negotiations with the Taliban arrived in Pakistan's capital Monday on a three-day trip.
Afghanistan and Taliban peace talk negotiators will hold their first direct session on Tuesday in Doha, officials said.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani named 48 people who will decide the negotiation strategy for a meeting with the Taliban.
The former president Hamid Karzai announced on Sunday that the intra-Afghan talks would begin in Qatar within two to three days after the release of the 400 Taliban prisoners.
Iranian ambassador to Kabul gave an assurance that Tehran will keep supporting the process of peace in Afghanistan.
President Hassan Rouhani of Iran hoped that the inter-Afghan talks with the centrality of the Afghan government and presence of all political groups will lead to peace.
Afghanistan wakes up in partial truce Saturday after the Taliban, the US and local forces all agreed to a lull that could be a major turning point in the long conflict.
The Iranian Foreign Ministry’s special envoy to Afghanistan described dialogue among Afghan parties as to the only way to ensure lasting peace in the country.
TEHRAN (Iran News) – The Taliban denied any agreement for any ceasefire plan in Afghanistan after rumors swirled of a potential deal that would see a reduction in fighting after more than 18 years of war. The statement from the insurgents comes as local and international forces brace for another bloody winter amid renewed US-Taliban […]