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US envoy Zalmay Khalilzad meets Afghan Taliban in Pakistan

10 October, 2019 9:10 am 9:10 am

ISLAMABAD/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A Taliban delegation met US Special Representative for Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad for more than an hour on Thursday, two sources told Reuters, the first known contact between the sides since US President Donald Trump called off talks last month. Trump halted the talks, which aimed at a plan to withdraw US troops … Read More


US resume dialogue with Taliban, PM Imran asks Zalmay Khalilzad

09 September, 2019 2:14 am 2:14 am

NEW YORK (92 News) – US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad called on Prime Minister Imran Khan in New York on Sunday. They discussed various issues including Afghan peace process. Prime Minister Imran Khan asked US to resume dialogue with Taliban as Pakistan is ready to play its role for regional peace. “It’s … Read More


US-Taliban deal would see 5,400 troops withdraw: Khalizad

09 September, 2019 3:00 am 3:00 am

KABUL– The United States would withdraw 5,400 troops from Afghanistan within 20 weeks as part of a deal “in principle” with Taliban militants, Washington’s top negotiator has said. Zalmay Khalilzad revealed details of the long-awaited deal for the first time in a TV interview after briefing Afghan leaders on the agreement on Monday. But he … Read More

COAS Qamar Bajwa, US envoy Zalmay Khalilzad discuss Afghan peace process

08 August, 2019 8:28 pm 8:28 pm

RAWALPINDI (92 News) – Zalmay Khalilzad, US Special Representative for Afghan Reconciliation, called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa in continuation of ongoing discussions and efforts for success of peace process in Afghanistan. According to a press release issued by the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Friday, both shared the … Read More

US Special Envoy to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad calls on PM Imran Khan

08 August, 2019 9:36 pm 9:36 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Zalmay Khalilzad, the United States Special Envoy to Afghanistan, called on Prime Minister Imran Khan at PM House on Thursday. During the meeting, they discussed the matters pertaining to the Afghan peace process. The prime minister assured the US envoy of full cooperation for peace in Afghanistan. “We are in contact … Read More

US envoy Zalmay Khalilzad reaches Islamabad, meets FM Qureshi

08 August, 2019 6:10 pm 6:10 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad on Thursday reached Islamabad on a brief visit to Pakistan. He also held a meeting with Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi at Foreign Ministry. During the meeting, he shared the outcomes following 7th round of US-Taliban peace talks in Doha and his recent … Read More

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Qureshi apprises Pompeo on steps taken by Pakistan under NAP

04 April, 2019 9:26 pm 9:26 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Minister for Foreign Affairs Shah Mehmood Qureshi and his American counterpart Mike Pompeo have described end of tension as imperative for peace and stability in South Asia. In a telephonic conversation this evening, the two foreign ministers reviewed bilateral relations and peace and stability in the region. Shah Mehmood Qureshi also … Read More

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US, Taliban agree on draft document on US troop withdrawal: reports

03 March, 2019 8:13 am 8:13 am

MOSCOW (92 News) – US and Taliban negotiators have agreed on a draft document concerning the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan, the Afghan media reported. According to the sources of Afghan media, the fifth round of talks between the US and the Taliban movement (outlawed in Russia) ended on Tuesday. “There has been an … Read More

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US, Taliban resume Afghan peace talks today

02 February, 2019 11:28 am 11:28 am

KABUL/PESHAWAR (Reuters) – The top US envoy for peace in Afghanistan met a senior Taliban leader in Qatar on Monday as the two sides will resumed regular talks today to end 17 years of war despite the insurgents’ continued refusal to deal with the Kabul government. Zalmay Khalilzad, named last year to lead the US … Read More

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US envoy Zalmay Khalilzad seeks peace deal with Taliban before July

02 February, 2019 10:37 am 10:37 am

WASHINGTON (92 News) – US special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad said that he hopes peace agreement can be achieved with Taliban before July election. Addressing at the United States Institute of Peace in Washington, Zalmay Khalilzad acknowledged Pakistan’s efforts and said that dialogues with the Talibans are at early stages and only two or three steps … Read More

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Foreign troops to quit Afghanistan in 18 months under draft deal: Taliban

01 January, 2019 8:34 pm 8:34 pm

KABUL/PESHAWAR (Reuters) – Taliban officials said US negotiators on Saturday agreed a draft peace deal stipulating the withdrawal of foreign forces from Afghanistan within 18 months of the agreement being signed. The details were provided to Reuters by Taliban sources at the end of six days of talks with US special peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad … Read More

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Qureshi assures Pakistan’s support for Afghan peace process

01 January, 2019 1:18 pm 1:18 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – US Special Representative on Peace and Reconciliation in Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad called on Minister for Foreign Affairs Shah Mehmood Qureshi at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Friday. During the meeting, the US envoy briefed FM Qureshi on his recent engagements in the region for Afghan peace and reconciliation process. The … Read More

Zalmay, Khalilzad, arrive, Islamabad, today

After delaying tour twice, Zalmay Khalilzad to reach Islamabad today

01 January, 2019 10:07 am 10:07 am

WASHINGTON (92 News) – After delaying the tour twice, US Secretary of State’s Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad will reach Islamabad on Wednesday. Khalilzad will be accompanied by United States Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asian Affairs Alice Wells and will meet senior civil and military leaders during his … Read More

US-Taliban talks’ second round underway in Doha

12 December, 2018 9:24 am 9:24 am

KABUL (Reuters) – Representatives from the Afghan Taliban are meeting US officials in Doha, Qatar on Monday, the movement’s main spokesman said as diplomatic moves toward agreeing to the basis for talks to end the 17-year war in Afghanistan continue. Zabihullah Mujahid said representatives from Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and the UAE would also take part … Read More

Pakistan to continue help for political reconciliation in Afghanistan: FM

12 December, 2018 9:49 pm 9:49 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – United States Representative Zalmay Khalilzad called on Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Tuesday. He apprised the foreign minister about details of US President Trump’s letter to Prime Minister Imran Khan. He said that the US president had written the letter to seek Pakistan’s cooperation in the Afghan reconciliation process. Foreign … Read More