Pakistan against preconditions in Afghan-Taliban talks

Islamabad, Jan 11 : Pakistan on Monday opposed preconditions in talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban and suggested incentives to encourage the insurgents to come to the negotiations table. Sartaj Aziz, Pakistan’s foreign affairs adviser, floated the proposal in his speech at the opening session of the four-nation talks to explore ways for […]

Four nations meet to seek roadmap to Afghan peace

Islamabad, Jan 11 : Senior officials from Afghanistan, the US, China and Pakistan started consultations here on Monday to push forward the peace process in Afghanistan. The quadrilateral process was launched during a meeting of the four countries on the sidelines of the Heart of Asia Conference in Islamabad last month. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani […]

Pakistan opposes preconditions for Afghan peace talks

Islamabad, Jan 11 : A top Pakistani prime ministerial aide on Monday asserted that no precondition should be attached for peace talks with the Taliban. “It is important that no preconditions are attached to the reconciliation process, as it will create difficulties in bringing Taliban to the negotiating table,” said Sartaj Aziz, foreign affairs advisor […]