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FM Qureshi, Khalilzad, regional situation, Afghan peace process

FM Qureshi, Khalilzad discuss regional situation & Afghan peace proces...

07 July, 2020 8:56 pm 8:56 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad called on Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Wednesday. Ambassador Khalilzad’s visit to Pakistan is part of his regular engagement for consultations and exchange of views on the Afghan peace and reconciliation process. The minister highlighted Pakistan’s positive contribution to the US-Taliban direct … Read More


Khalilzad, sounds, upbeat, note, chances, intra-Afghan, peace talks

Khalilzad sounds upbeat note on chances for intra-Afghan peace talks

06 June, 2020 11:34 pm 11:34 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Recent prisoner releases and a relatively low level of violence may bode well for the start of peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban, US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad said on Monday. “We are in a good place,” Khalilzad told reporters, saying the Afghan government had released … Read More


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COAS, Zalmay & Gen Miller discuss regional security situation

04 April, 2020 11:06 am 11:06 am

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad and Commander Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan General Austin Scott Miller called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa in Rawalpindi. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), they discussed matters of mutual interest, overall regional security situation including Afghan … Read More


Kabul, Taliban, begin, prisoner, releases, possible, Khalilzad

Kabul, Taliban should begin prisoner releases as soon as possible: Khalilza...

03 March, 2020 11:48 pm 11:48 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US Special Representative Zalmay Khalilzad said on Wednesday the coronavirus pandemic adds urgency to prisoner releases agreed by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani’s government and the Taliban and that they should begin “as soon as possible.” “No prisoners have been released to date despite the commitment to do so expressed by both sides,” … Read More


Zalmay, Khalilzad, Kabul, en route, Doha, talks, Taliban

Zalmay Khalilzad visits Kabul en route to Doha for talks with Taliban

12 December, 2019 8:46 am 8:46 am

KABUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – US special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad arrived in Kabul on Wednesday in a bid to breathe a new life into efforts to end the war in Afghanistan, discussing with President Ashraf Ghani steps that could lead to a ceasefire and a peace deal, Washington and Kabul said. After his visit to Kabul, Khalilzad … Read More


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Pakistan, US discuss ongoing peace process in Afghanistan

06 June, 2019 5:10 pm 5:10 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Pakistan and the United States (US) discussed on Sunday bilateral ties, regional peace and Afghan peace process. Led by Special Representative for Afghan Reconciliation Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad, a US delegation held talks with Pakistani officials at the Ministry of Foreign Affair. Additional Secretary Ministry of Foreign Affairs Aftab Khokhar led the … Read More


Khalilzad, Alice Wells, bilateral ties, Afghan, reconciliation, process

Zalmay Khalilzad, Alice Wells hold delegation level talks at MoFA

04 April, 2019 3:25 pm 3:25 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – US Special Representative for Afghan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad and Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, South and Central Asia, Alice G Wells held the delegation level talks at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Monday. The Pakistan side consisted of interagency delegation led by Aftab Khokhar, Additional Secretary (Americas). The two … Read More


Afghan, peace, deal, ceasefire, Taliban, Khalilzad

Afghan peace deal hinges on ceasefire by Taliban: Khalilzad

04 April, 2019 8:53 pm 8:53 pm

KABUL (Reuters) – Any peace agreement with the Afghan Taliban would depend on the declaration of a permanent ceasefire and a commitment to end the country’s long war, the US special envoy for peace in Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad said on Sunday. In an interview with Afghanistan’s largest private television station, Tolo News, Khalilzad said the … Read More


Zalmay, Khalilzad, arrive, Islamabad, today

Zalmay Khalilzad’s visit again delayed, to reach Islamabad tomorrow

04 April, 2019 10:31 am 10:31 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The visit of US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad has been delayed and now he will arrive in Islamabad on Friday. Earlier, he was due to reach Islamabad on Thursday. He will meet Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and civil and military high-ranking officials. Zalmay Khalilzad will apprise the … Read More


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Ashraf Ghani calls on Taliban to ‘enter serious talks’ with Afghan govt

01 January, 2019 5:42 pm 5:42 pm

KABUL (AFP) – Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said on Monday the Taliban should ‘enter serious talks’ with his government, after the insurgents and Washington both touted progress during unprecedented negotiations in Qatar last week. “I call on the Taliban to… show their Afghan will, and accept Afghans’ demand for peace, and enter serious talks with … Read More


Ex-Ambassador Khalilzad to become US adviser on Afghanistan

09 September, 2018 9:40 am 9:40 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former US Ambassador to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad will join the State Department as an adviser on Afghanistan, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday as he headed to Pakistan to discuss Islamabad’s role in helping to end the Afghan conflict. “Ambassador Khalilzad is going to join the State Department team … Read More