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‘U.S. not prejudging outcome of intra-Afghan talks’

AT Monitoring Desk KABULL: The US Deputy Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Ambassador Molly Phee, at the US Institute of Peace, said: “We will not prejudge the outcome of intra-Afghan negotiations.” “But we are prepared to support whatever consensus the Afghans are able to reach about their future political and governing arrangements,” Phee said. …

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Pompeo confirms Taliban consent to reduce violence

AT News KABUL: As a substantial development has transpired in Afghanistan’s marathon peace negotiations, the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in a phone conversation with President Ghani Tuesday confirmed that the Taliban had caved to a long-sought demand to reduce violence. It seems painstaking talks between Washington and the …

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Pakistan to mark 4 decades of hosting Afghan refugees

AT News KABUL: Pakistani government in collaboration with the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees will host an “international conference” to mark “40 years of Afghan Refugees Presence in Pakistan: A New Partnership for Solidarity”, on 17-18 February, Pakistan’s Foreign Office said in a statement on Sunday. The two-day conference …

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