Afghan peace talksAccording to reports, the government of Afghanistan is expecting to resume peace talks with the Taliban group in Qatar in the near future.

An official in Afghan High Peace Council (AHPC) has confirmed that the talks are likely to resume with the Taliban group within the next one week.

The official further added members from the Afghan High Peace Council, Taliban group and Pakistan are expected to join the talks.

Moosa Khan Hootak, AHPC’s communications and Invitation Committee secretary, confirmed that the negotiations are expected to resume in a week time.

The Taliban militants group has not commented regarding the report so far.

Peace talks with the Taliban group was halted nearly two years ago and shortly after the opening of the Taliban political office in Qatar.

Taliban group boycotted the talks after the government of Afghanistan protested for hoisting the Taliban group flag, forcing the government of Qatar to take down the flag.

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    Ahmad Shah Ghani Zada is the former Senior Editor of Khaama Press Agency who managed and overlooked the English edition. He is occasionally contributing stories to the agency.