Afghanistan’sTaliban has confirmed it has reached an “initial agreement” with the United States to open a contact office in Qatar.
“We are now ready to open a political office outside the country [Afghanistan] along with our strong presence inside the country for negotiations with the international community,” a Pashto-language statement issued to journalists said on January 3. “In this regard, we have reached an agreement with Qatar and other relevant sides.”
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Russian Prime Minister Vladimir speaking today (December 8) at a session of the Russian Popular Front’s Coordinating Council in Moscow.