Afghan Taliban signal interest in joining Moscow talks -The Express Tribune

ISLAMABAD: The Afghan Taliban have signalled willingness to take part in a meeting that Russia is expected to host next month on peace and reconciliation in war-ravaged Afghanistan.

Russia has extended an invitation to 12 countries for consultations in Moscow on April 14.

The process of informal consultations was initially started by Pakistan, China and Russia in December and was expanded to six-nation talks in mid-February with the participation of Afghanistan, India and Iran. The US, some Central Asian states and the EU will also be invited to next month’s meeting.

Taliban officials say it is possible the group may participate in the Moscow meeting, if invited. “Our response… Read More on The Express Tribune