The government of Saudi Arabia said on Monday expressed support for the reconciliation process and the peace talks taking place between the Afghan government and the Taliban.
The state news agency, Saudi Press Agency, released a short statement which stated:
“The government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has followed up the recent reconciliation between the government of Afghanistan and the Taliban movement, and expresses its support for the reconciliation process and everything that would achieve security, stability and reduce violence in Afghanistan.”
The statement also said that the Kingdom “was and remains with Afghanistan and the Afghan people to achieve all their hopes and aspirations.”
The peace delegations of the government and the Taliban have been negotiating in Qatar since Sep. 12 with the talks aimed at ending decades of war.