Qatar advertises its value to US with dialogue and Afghan talks

Issue 1110 - 17 Sep 2020

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo landed in Doha on 11 September for the latest round of peace talks between the Taliban and Afghan government hosted by Qatar. The discussions kicked off the following day (to avoid falling on the 19th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks in the US), led by High Council for National Reconciliation chairman Abdullah Abdullah for the Afghan government and Taliban co-founder Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar.

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