In late February, the minister told that the Afghan government set no deadline in negotiations with the Taliban movement and was not able to abandon talks due to its responsibility to the Afghan people. The top Afghan diplomat added that Kabul remained committed to the peace process and would never leave the negotiating table.
The intra-Afghan peace talks kicked off in Qatar’s Doha last September but have so far failed to put an end to the confrontation on the ground. On the contrary, Afghanistan has witnessed a spate of bomb attacks and clashes in recent months, with the military continuing to regularly conduct operations against Taliban insurgents. (UNI)