ISLAMABAD: The Taliban spokeperson said on wednesday that negotiators would meet the top United States (US) and Pakistani officials including Prime Minister Imran Khan during a key round of talks in Islamabad as part of the ongoing Afghan Peace Talks.
The meeting is scheduled to take place between the negotiation team of the Islamic Emirates and the US on 18th February, 2019 in Islamabad, Pakistan.
On the “formal invitation of the government of Pakistan, another meeting is scheduled to take place between the negotiation teams of the Islamic Emirate and the US on 18th of February in Islamabad,” Taliban spokesman said
The Taliban delegation is expected to meet Prime Minister Imran Khan – According to the statement.
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Mujahid said the regular round of talks was already scheduled to be held on February 25 in Qatar.
Pakistani officials have not confirmed the scheduled meeting.
US President Donald Trump reportedly wants to cut in half the 14,000 American troops in Afghanistan, and the Taliban leaders have made a US withdrawal a key condition in peace negotiations.
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