Afghan Peace Council Offers Taliban Office In Kabul – Gandhara

(1/1)FILE: Former Taliban members hold national flags as they surrender their weapons during a reconciliation ceremony in in the eastern city of Jalalabad in August.

For the first time Afghanistan’s official peace-negotiating panel has offered to let the Taliban open a representative office in Kabul or in a country of its own choice, for initiating a peace dialogue.

The Taliban, however, promptly rejected the offer saying their rivals are “American occupation” forces who have installed the Kabul regime.

The foreign presence in Afghanistan is the “real problem,” the insurgency’s main spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, told VOA. “We do not need to…. Read More on Gandhara