UN Allows Senior Taliban Leaders to Travel for Peace Talks – VOA News

ISLAMABAD — The United Nations recently granted a waiver to senior Taliban leaders, allowing them to travel and take part in peace talks with the United States to end the 18-year-old war in Afghanistan.

The U.N. Security Council sanctions committee that deals with the Taliban says the nine-month exemption period beginning on April 1 is meant to allow the men to participate in Afghan peace and reconciliation talks in a range of countries.

“Individual itineraries will depend on the location of peace discussions. The Committee has also decided to grant a limited asset freeze exemption only for financing exempted …. Read More on VOA News

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