Afghan Taliban, US talks in Qatar to continue in future: ex-Taliban minister – Daily Times

ISLAMABAD: The representatives of the Afghan Taliban and United States officials have held direct talks in Qatar to end the conflict in Afghanistan, a former Taliban minister said on Friday.

Mutasim Agha Jan, finance minister in the Taliban cabinet, told Daily Times from Turkey that more such talks would be held at higher levels in future. “The Taliban political representatives and the American officials have met in Qatar. No other side was part of the negotiations,” said Mutasim, who once headed the Taliban political commission and remained a close confidant of Mullah Omar.

A Taliban official in Qatar denied comments when approached to seek his views on the talks. “We will talk to the media at appropriate …. Read More on Daily Times