A meeting was held between heads and some members of the negotiating teams in Doha on Monday evening and was focused on the continuation of the negotiations, Taliban spokesman Mohammad Naeem said.

Mohammad Naeem, Taliban spokesman on Monday tweeted, that a meeting was held between both negotiating teams in Doha.

According to Naeem, the meeting was aimed to focus on the continuation of the peace talks.

Naeem added that the teams were called on to continue their meetings and finalize the agenda of peace negotiations.

This comes as the head of High Council for National Reconciliation, Abdullah Abdullah held the third monthly meeting of HCNR’s Regional and International Affairs Commission alongside Foreign Minister, Mohammad Hanif Atmar, State Minister for Peace, Sayed Sadat Mansoor Naderi, and Chief peace negotiator of the republic Masoom Stanikzai

Head of HCNR, Abdullah Abdullah tweeted “We exchanged views on peace process, the challenges of the 2nd round of the talks, regional & international support for peace. We fully briefed our international partners on the latest developments in the process internally, regionally & internationally”.

Abdullah added, that diplomatic corps and international partners shared their views and called for the acceleration of the peace process, the return of the Taliban to the table, and push for an immediate ceasefire.

During the meeting, international partners and diplomatic corps also condemned targeted killings and insisted on unified efforts in support of the peace process.

Peace meetings in Doha, Qatar between the two sides were halted for the last 36 days.

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