AT-KABUL: US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Dr. Zalmay Khalilzad on Tuesday held separate meetings with Afghan and UN officials, where he discussed fresh development made during talks with the Taliban group in Qatar.
During meetings he said that no one had a monopoly on the diplomacy of peace and all have contributed a good discussions and new ideas.
Khalilzad held meetings with Karim Khalili, Afghanistan High Peace Council, and UN Secretary-General’s Special Representative Tadamichi Yamamoto and ambassadors of some countries in Kabul.
Khalilzad, who met with Afghan media in Kabul on Monday, said there is a “moment of opportunity for peace” and that he hopes Afghans will deal with the opportunity “urgently and positively”.
Moreover, he said that he had never seen in the past that much progress in the talks with the Taliban, but said there is much more work needs to be done before to claim victory in their efforts for peace.