The USA (US) Particular Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad, who’s in Afghanistan, stated he would “keep right here for a while on this journey” and that he would have consultations with a variety of individuals, TOLO News reported on Monday.
Khalilzad in a tweet stated, “Peace talks are coming into a brand new stage and Afghans should be engaged greater than ever.”
— U.S. Particular Consultant Zalmay Khalilzad (@US4AfghanPeace) June 9, 2019
On his first day of keep in Kabul, Khalilzad met with Afghan President Ghani.
In keeping with Khalilzad, they mentioned building further international consensus for peace and “additionally regional necessities and implications for peace together with latest constructive motion in Afghanistan-Pakistan relations and alternatives peace will present for regional connectivity and growth”.
Good assembly w/ Pres @AshrafGhani & his group. Mentioned constructing additional intl consensus for #peace. Additionally regional necessities & implications for peace together with latest constructive motion in AfPak relations & alternatives peace will present for regional connectivity &growth.
— U.S. Particular Representative Zalmay Khalilzad (@US4AfghanPeace) June 9, 2019
“As Afghan peace course of talks proceed to progress, we agreed on preparation for intra-Afghan negotiations now could be important,” Khalilzad added.
Khalilzad additionally briefed Ghani on his journeys to Europe and his future plans within the peace course of.
The discussions had been centered on intra-Afghan talks. The 2 sides additionally welcomed Germany’s position on this regard.
The US embassy in Kabul stated in a press release, “Khalilzad is in Kabul for consultations with leaders of the Nationwide Unity Authorities, political leaders, civil society, and girls.”
Khalilzad go to to Kabul follows stops in Islamabad, Berlin, and Brussels. Throughout his go to, Khalilzad will interact Afghans from throughout society.
On June 6, Khalilzad stated, the US and NATO would make a shared determination on remaining in Afghanistan or leaving the nation.
He’s prone to meet the Taliban in Doha quickly which might be his seventh assembly with members of the group.