Sunday, June 23, 2019

Afghan Leaders Are In Pakistan For Two Days Of Peace Talks

Al Jazeera: Afghan leaders begin two-day peace talks in Pakistan

Conference covering the economy, health and the repatriation of refugees comes before Afghan president's visit.

Dozens of Afghan political leaders have attended a conference in neighbouring Pakistan to discuss possible ways to achieve peace in the war-torn country.

In the inaugural ceremony of the Afghan peace conference titled "Lahore Process" at Bhurbhan in Murree on Saturday, Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said Pakistan is committed in its efforts to bring peace and stability in Afghanistan.

"For far too long, the vicious circle of mistrust, often fed into by our common enemies, has affected our relationship. The blame-game has not helped either of us," Qureshi said, according to his speech notes released by the foreign ministry.

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Update #1: Afghan leaders begin peace summit in Pakistan (ABC News/AP)
Update #2: Afghan Peace Conference Begins In Pakistan (TOLO News)

WNU Editor: The Taliban are not showing up, which makes this gathering in Pakistan pointless.

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