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Taliban liaison office in Qatar set to open on Tuesday

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Ahmad Shah Ghanizada
Ahmad Shah Ghanizadahttps://www.khaama.com
Ahmadshah Ghanizada is the deputy editor in chief for The Khaama Press Agency who manages and overlooks the English edition.

Taliban open office in QatarAccording to reports the Taliban group liaison office will be opened in the Gulf state of Qatar today.

The Taliban liaison office in Qatar will be opened with the aim of facilitating peace talks with the government of Afghanistan.

This comes as Afghan president Hamid Karzai back in March met with the emir of Qatar and discussed plans for the esbtablishment of Taliban liaison office in Doha.

State news agency QNA said that the two sides discussed “issues of mutual interest.”

President ad been reluctant to offer the Taliban a foreign venue but US has pushed for the Taliban to be present at the negotiating table as the coalition security forces led by United States prepares to pull out its combat troops from Afghanistan by the end of 2014.

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