Khalilzad Meets Qatari Deputy PM in Doha

  • Date of Publication : 12/10/2018 at 12:00 GMT
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The US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Ambassador, Zalmay Khalilzad, on Friday met with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sheikh Mohamed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, who is visiting Doha.

The two sides discussed ways of achieving peace and stability in Afghanistan and Qatar’s role in the peace process in the country, Asia News reported.

Khalilzad visited Kabul as US Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation on Sunday where he met with a wide range of stakeholders.

The US Embassy in Kabul said in a statement that Khalilzad met with President Ashraf Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah, as well as representatives of a variety of political groups, key civil society organizations including the High Peace Council, and Afghan media.

In his meetings, Khalilzad asked for cooperation from all sides to bring an end to the conflict and called on the parties to facilitate dialogue by forming inclusive negotiating teams.

According to the embassy’s statement, Khalilzad plans to return to Kabul for further consultations with Afghan leaders in the near future.

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