The U.S. envoy for Afghanistan for Afghanistan Reconciliation Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad has said the current pace of talks is not is sufficient as he informed of steady but slow progress during the sixth round of negotiations with the Taliban group representatives in Qatar.
“Just concluded a round of talks in #Doha. We made steady but slow progress on aspects of the framework for ending the #Afghan war. We are getting into the ‘nitty gritty.’ The devil is always in the details,” Khalilzad said in a Twitter post.
He also added “However, the current pace of talks isn’t sufficient when so much conflict rages and innocent people die. We need more and faster progress. Our proposal for all sides to reduce violence also remains on the table.”
The Taliban group has also confirmed that negotiations were made on foreign troops withdrawal schedule and prevention of barring terrorist groups to use Afghan.
A spokesman for the political office of the group has said further negotiations would be made regarding the draft deal in the future but no details have been given regarding the date and time of the seventh round of talks.