Afghan Taliban Political Officials Visiting Pakistan – VOA News

FILE – A general view of the Taliban office in Doha, Qatar.

The Taliban insurgency has quietly sent political negotiators to Pakistan from its Qatar-based office amid a new diplomatic push for encouraging peace talks between parties to the Afghanistan war.

A three-member Taliban delegation headed by Shahabuddin Dilawar, a senior member of the Doha office, is currently in Islamabad, local media reported Tuesday. Pakistani officials have not yet commented on the reports.

Diplomatic sources in the capital city have told VOA they are “aware” of the arrival of Taliban officials, but they refused to speculate on their mission.

“Let me check and if I get any information I will get back and share it with you,” said Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid when VOA …. Read More on VOA News