The negotiation team of the Political Office of Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan – comprising the head of the Political Office the respected Al Haj Sher Muhammad Abbas Stanikzai, deputy of Political Office the respected Mawlawi Abdul Salam Hanafi and members of the Political Office Sheikh Shahabuddin Delawar, Qari Deen Muhammad Hanif, Al Haj Muhammad Zahid Ahmadzai and Muhammad Sohail Shaheen – met with the US negotiation team headed the US special representative for Afghanistan, Dr. Zalmay Khalilzad, on 12th October 2018 in Doha where they held a discussion about ending occupation and working towards finding a peaceful resolution to the Afghan conflict. The representatives of the Islamic Emirate identified presence of foreign forces as the greatest obstacle obstructing true peace and solving problems, adding that Afghanistan is an Islamic country and has its own Islamic values and culture. Keeping that in mind, efforts must be made towards a true and intra-Afghan solution. At the end both sides agreed to continue holding meetings in the future.
Spokesman of Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan
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