Khalilzad Discusses Afghan Peace Process with Pakistani Officials

The special U.S. special representative for Afghanistan reconciliation has held meetings with Pakistan’s civil and military leadership seeking Islamabad’s help to strike a peace deal with Taliban in Afghanistan.

The US special envoy who is in Pakistan on a two-day official visit separately met the Pakistani Army chief Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa and Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi.

“Regional security situation with particular reference to ongoing Afghanistan reconciliation process was discussed,” Pakistan’s army spokesperson Major Gen. Asif Ghafoor said.

Qureshi, for his part, reiterated his country would continue to support a smooth progress and successful outcome of peace efforts aimed at ending the lingering war in neighboring Afghanistan.

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