The U.S. special envoy for Afghan peace Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad has said Norway can help Afghanistan achieve peace.

Ambassador Khalilzad said in a statement posted in his Twitter account that he had a productive meeting with the Norwegian officials in Oslo on Thursday.

Khalilzad further added that he briefed the Norwegian Foreign Minister Mari Eriksen Soreide on current peace efforts.

Furthermore, Khalilzad said he also discussed the next steps which are due to be taken regarding the Afghan reconciliation process.

However, he did not disclose further information in this regard.

This comes as the U.S. and Taliban representatives are busy in talks in Qatari capital of Doha for the past one week.

The two sides have reported good progress in talks and it is expected that the two sides will sign an agreement in coming days.

This comes as reports had emerged earlier suggesting that the intra-Afghan talks between the Afghan and Taliban leaders will be held in Oslo of Norway.


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