A high-ranking delegation led by the head of High Peace Council Abdullah Abdullah to visit the Qatari capital Doha on 16th July to revive stranded intra-afghan talks.
The delegation reportedly visiting Doha to get the negotiating teams to agree upon a ceasefire for Eid-l-Adha.
Afghan delegation leaving Kabul to Doha on Friday includes; Former president Hamid Karzai, former vice-president Younus Qanuni, Karim Khalili, Gulbadin Hekmatyar, Muhammad Muhaqiq, Baroot Dostum, Salaam Rahimi, Sayed Mansoor Naderi, Fatima Gailani, and Mahmood Baligh.
Then-president Hamid Karzai is joining the team day after he told in a news conference in Kabul that good news is coming and the ongoing situation will soon be ended. He also called on the Taliban and the Afghan government to seize the opportunity and shun violence.
Gulbadin Hekmatyar too in a video clip addressed the Taliban to shun violence as it has neither rational nor religious justification.
The high-ranking Afghan delegation visits Doha as the talks have recently been partially resumed and there are believed to be some agreements reached between the two sides.