Taliban leaders and Afghan officials were set to meet in Doha, Qatar to work out a road map for peace, but now those talks have reportedly been delayed.
It’s the latest setback in efforts to reach a negotiated settlement that would end the long conflict in Afghanistan. The Heat takes an in-depth look at the situation in the war-torn country. The former President of Afghanistan Hamid Karzai spoke to CGTN’s Sean Callebs in a one-on-one interview discussing the future of his country.
#Afghanistan peace talks in jeopardy after Taliban deride Kabul’s plan to send 250 delegates, saying this was "not an invitation to some wedding or other party at a hotel in Kabul"https://t.co/U7EclVteKQ
— Newsweek Pakistan (@NewsweekPak) April 18, 2019
U.S. envoy Zalmay Khalilzad 'disappointed' by collapse of planned meeting between the Taliban and a group of Afghan politicians in Qatar https://t.co/ev8sJ7S89n
— Reuters Afghanistan & Pakistan (@ReutersPakistan) April 19, 2019