Explaining the Taliban position on refusing to talk to the government in Kabul, Mr. Mujahid said that any talks with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani regime would have symbolic ramifications.
US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad left Washington on Sunday on yet another peace mission that includes talks in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Qatar.
The emphasis on bringing "all Afghan parties together" appeared crucial.
Although the Afghan government was kept out of the Moscow talks held last week, an official from Afghanistan's High Peace Council said that some parts of the Moscow resolution would be added to their agenda.
At an event in Washington on February 8, Khalilzad told an audience that he expected a final deal could be reached before Afghanistan's presidential election in July.
There are about 14,000 USA troops now deployed in Afghanistan, and the US administration reportedly plans to bring half of them home. But Khalilzad emphasized that any troop withdrawal would depend on conditions on the ground.
The latest push for a peace came after President Donald Trump wrote a letter to Prime Minister Imran Khan, seeking Pakistan's help for the negotiated settlement of the Afghan conflict. The correspondence came after Trump accused Pakistan of "doing nothing" despite receiving "billions of dollars" in aid.
Patrick Shanahan, the United States acting secretary of defence, has arrived in Afghanistan on an unannounced visit. Over the past few weeks, a USA delegation has been engaged in talks with the Afghan officials trying to prepare for a U.S. pullout.
During a visit to the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar on Sunday, President Ghani said he was offering the Taliban an office in Afghanistan because he wanted the peace talks to be held on the Afghan soil. "The Afghans have to decide what Afghanistan looks like in the future".
The Trump administration's special envoy for Afghanistan is returning to the country after stops in Europe and the Middle East for an extended diplomatic tour aimed at pushing a US peace initiative.
Shanahan will meet General Scott Miller, the top USA and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation commander in Afghanistan, during his visit. "I think the presence we want in Afghanistan is what assures our homeland defence and supports regional stability".
The resolution includes a demand for the withdrawal of all foreign troops, support to Doha talks, removing Taliban members from the United Nations blacklist, the release of their prisoners and legitimising Taliban's Qatar office.
Earlier, Soundarya got married to businessman Ashwin in 2010 but the duo got separated after around four years of their marriage. Vishagan owns a pharmaceutical company and he is also an actor - he was recently seen in Manoj Bheeda's Vanjagar Ulagam.
Vancouver Coastal Health is insisting a public advisory isn't necessary and there is no risk to the public. Health officials have attributed the surge in measles cases and deaths to lack of vaccination.
Unlike the 5G talks during last year's Snapdragon 845 announcement , this year 5G is much closer to becoming a reality. On Monday, Verizon and Samsung said they plan to bring a 5G smartphone to the U.S. market in the first half of 2019.
On Jenner's birthday, Kylie shared adorable photos and video of her little girl on Instagram , along with a special message. Kylie and Travis naturally took the opportunity to dance with their daughter during the catchy performance.
Boucher and Miller were previously playing on two-way player contracts and have spent time with the Raptors' G-League affiliate. While the term wasn't disclosed, it is reported to be a multi-year contract, according to Blake Murphy of The Athletic .
Trump's top envoy for North Korea, Stephen Biegun, visited Pyongyang last week to work out details of the upcoming summit. Department of State, talk during their meeting at Foreign Ministry in Seoul, South Korea, February 10, 2019.
Some progressives say she lacks the kind of fire and bold ideas needed to bring significant change and excite voters. Klobuchar's focus in recent months has included prescription drug prices, a new farm bill and election security.
This year, Villa kept things equally political on the red carpet and explained why she wore the controversial dress. Last year, she wore a graphic white gown with the shape of an unborn fetus and the printed slogan, "I choose life".
Casey grabs lead at the Pebble Beach Pro
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French "Yellow Vests" Clash With Police in Nantes
Police used batons and fired tear gas in Paris to disperse demonstrators, some of whom threw debris at riot police hunkered down. The protests have brought hundreds of thousands of people out onto the streets all over France.
Raptors' Kawhi Leonard dodges free agency questions
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Subaru Legacy Debuts With Fresh Look, Big Screen
Eight standard airbags are included, and Subaru is predicting a IIHS Top Safety Pick+ rating after testing later this year. There's now an 11.6 inch infotainment system in the centre console, alongside support for Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.
Director Bala reveals why he is no longer helming Varmaa
Reliable sources say that if the team starts shooting for the remake from the beginning, a June 2019 is impossible. However, it now appears that the production house and the filmmaker had severe creative differences over the film.
Litecoin Traded Up 5% This Week (LTC)
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Could the oil Industry in India See Higher Profits?
One of the issues for Indian oil companies is their requirement to sell below market to subsidize prices in their home country. The US pulled out of the agreement earlier this year as President Trump claimed he was looking for a better deal.