November 20, 2020

Pompeo to meet Taliban negotiators in Qatar: State Dept

Abu Dhabi (AFP) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will Saturday meet negotiators from the Taliban and Afghan government amid signs of progress in their talks as the United States speeds up its withdrawal.The State Department said late Friday that Pompeo will meet separately in the Qatari capital Doha with Afghan and Taliban teams to the talks.Pompeo will also see Qatar’s ruler, Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, and the foreign minister on his stop to Doha, the Taliban’s base for diplomacy both with the Kabul government and earlier the United States, the State Department said on its publi…


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