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Kabul/Sputnik: The Taliban have handed to a US delegation a list of 5,000 fighters they want released from Afghan prisons, the spokesman for the militant group’s Qatar office said on Tuesday. more
The US-Taliban Agreement: Vindication of terrorism and betrayal of the common Afghan

It had been argued in the EFSAS Commentary of 06-09-2019 titled ‘Strange negotiations in an incongruous environment do not portend well for peace in Afghanistan’ that the talk ...

Moscow hopes US, Taliban comply with peace agreement - Russia's top Afghanistan diplomat

Moscow/Sputnik: Moscow hopes that both the United States and Taliban will comply with the agreement they have recently reached, Russia’s Presidential Representative for Afghanistan, ...

United States-Taliban deal: UN welcomes efforts to reach political settlement in Afghanistan

New York : On Saturday the United Nations called for further reductions in violence in Afghanistan, and for the conditions for intra-Afghan peace talks to be met, following the announceme ...

Top Iranian diplomat says US surrendered to Taliban

Tehran/Sputnik:  Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif on Sunday described the US-Taliban peace deal as Washington’s "surrender" that followed years of a humiliating w ...

No commitment to release Taliban prisoners: Ashraf Ghani

Kabul: A day after the Taliban group and the US signed a peace deal, Afghanistan president Ashraf Ghani on Sunday said his government has not pledged to free Taliban prisoners.

Pompeo says US-Taliban deal to include timeline for troops withdrawal, intra-Afghan negotiations

Washington/Xinhua: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Tuesday that a possible US-Taliban peace deal will include a timetable for conditions-based US troop withdrawals and the start ...

Taliban delegation to visit Islamabad on Wednesday amid stalled peace talks: Spokesman

Kabul, Oct 2 (Sputnik/UNI) A high-level Taliban delegation is due to visit Pakistan's capital, Islamabad, on Wednesday as part of its tour that includes Russia, China and Iran after t ...

Trump cancels secret meetings with Taliban, Afghan president after attack in Kabul

Washington (Xinhua/UNI) US President Donald Trump said that he had cancelled secret meetings with the Taliban leaders and Afghan president after a car bomb in Kabul killed one American so ...

Taliban may want India in peace deal: Afghanistan media owner

Kabul: An Afghanistani media baron has said that he feels Taliban group will want India to play a role in the peace deal connected with the South Asian nation and not act as a spoiler in ...