• publish: 10 June 2019
  • time: 11:47 am
  • category: Politics
  • No: 8536

Khalilzad and Ghani had good meeting about peace talks

The U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad has said that he had a good meeting with President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani regarding peace process.

In a statement posted online following his meeting with President Ghani, Ambassador Khalilzad said he discussed the issue of building further international consensus for peace.

Ambassador Khalilzad also added that regional requirements and implications for peace were also discussed during the meeting.

Hailing recent positive movement in Afghanistan and Pakistan relations, Ambassador Khalilzad said he also discussed the opportunities peace will provide for regional connectivity and development.

Meanwhile, Ambassador Khalilzad said “As Afghan peace talks continue to progress, we agreed preparation for intra-Afghan negotiations now is essential.”

Ambassador Khalilzad arrived in Kabul on Sunday for consultations with leaders of the National Unity Government.

The U.S. Embassy in Kabul said Ambassador Khalilzad will also meet with political leaders, civil society, and women to discuss progress in U.S. efforts to facilitate an inclusive peace process.

He had earlier visited Islamabad, Berlin and Brussels.

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