Kyiv: U.S. state secretary Mike Pompeo met with delegations of Taliban and Afghanistan government in Doha (Qatar).
He stated that via his official Twitter post.
,,Pleased to meet Afghanistan’s High Council for National Reconciliation Chairman Abdullah and Foreign Minister Haneef Atmar in Doha at the launch of historic peace negotiations. The Afghan people yearn for peace and have never been this close to ending 40 years of war’’, he said.
Besides that, Pompeo emphasized that he was able to meet with head of delegation and political office of Taliban Mullah Beradar in Doha.
,,The Taliban must seize this opportunity to forge a political settlement and reach a comprehensive and permanent ceasefire to end 40 years of war. This effort must be Afghan led’’, Pompeo remarked.
Previously, U.S. state secretary announced that he has believed in possibility of establishing lasting peace in Afghanistan.