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Pakistan to host meeting on reviving Afghan Taliban talks

The Taliban have caused havoc in Pakistan in recent years

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Pakistan will on Wednesday host a new round of four-nation Afghan peace talks aimed at reviving long-stalled negotiations with the Taliban, a foreign office official said. The group comprising Afghanistan, the United States, China and Pakistan has been attempting since January to restart the nascent peace process. But the lack of progress has left many frustrated, as the Taliban ramp up their insurgency, launched in late-2001 after they were toppled from power by a US-led invasion. A spokesman from Pakistan’s foreign office, Mohammed Nafees Zakaria, however tweeted that a fifth round of talks between the four countries would take place…

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