Kabul: Attending at the Afghan Future Thought Forum’s in Doha, US special envoy Thomas West said Afghans are opposed to armed conflict and they support dialogue as a solution to the country’s challenges.
“I heard both condemnation and support for Taliban conduct and different recommendations for how the intl community should address challenges. But every Afghan participant voiced support for dialogue and opposition to armed conflict as a solution to the country’s challenges,” West said on Twitter.
West began his tour to the region including Qatar, UAE and Turkey on Tuesday.
In Doha, the diplomat met also with Qatar’s Prime Minister Sheik Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani and its Special Envoy for Conflict Resolution Mutlaq Al-Qahtani regarding the way ahead in Afghanistan.