US peace envoy hails latest talks with Taliban as ‘most productive’ to date – The Guardian

The US peace envoy leading talks with the Taliban to end the war in Afghanistan said on Saturday the latest discussions were the “most productive session” to date.

Zalmay Khalilzad said substantive progress had been made on all four parts of a peace deal: counter-terrorism assurances, troop withdrawal, participation in Intra-Afghan dialogue and negotiations, and a permanent and comprehensive ceasefire.

The two sides will resume meeting from Tuesday in Qatar, after the conclusion of Intra-Afghan talks…. Read More on The Guardian