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US envoy claims 'significant progress' in talks with Taliban

 

January 27, 2019



KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The U.S. peace envoy to Afghanistan said Saturday that "significant progress" was made during lengthy talks with the Taliban in Qatar and that he was traveling to Afghanistan for more discussions aimed at ending the country's destructive 17-year war.

Zalmay Khalilzad said on his official Twitter account that he wants to build on six days of meetings in Doha, the capital of Qatar.

"Meetings here were more productive than they have been in the past," he said without providing details. "We made significant progress on vital issues."

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