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US special envoy seeks Pakistan’s help for Afghan peace

Zalmay Khalilzad, US Special Representative for Afghan Reconciliation, reached the Pakistan capital on Tuesday to meet Pakistan's political and military leadership and sought their cooperation to bring the Afghan Taliban for peace talks.

Dec 5, 2018
 
ISLAMABAD: Zalmay Khalilzad, US Special Representative for Afghan Reconciliation, reached the Pakistan capital on Tuesday to meet Pakistan's political and military leadership and sought their cooperation to bring the Afghan Taliban for peace talks.
 
In his meeting with Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Khalilzad reiterated US President Donald Trump's desire to seek Pakistani assistance to bring peace and stability to Afghanistan. 
 
The special envoy will travel to Afghanistan, Russia, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Belgium, the United Arab Emirates and Qatar during his 18-day tour, till December 20, to push Washington’s efforts to bring a negotiated end to the 17-year long US war in Afghanistan, launched in December 2001.
 

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