Senior Taliban members meet with US State Secretary in Doha, Spokesman said

Senior Taliban members meet with US State Secretary in Doha, Spokesman said
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  • calendar-gray 22 November 2020

Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, the chief of the Taliban political office, and Shaykh Mawlawi Abdulhakeem, the head of the movement’s team that negotiates with the Afghan government, met with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Doha on Saturday, a group spokesman, Mohammad Naeem, said, APA reports citing Sputnik.

"This evening, the political deputy and head of the political office Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar and the head of negotiating team Shaykh Mawlawi Abdulhakeem and the delegation accompanying them met with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his team," Naeem tweeted.

The spokesman added that the sides discussed a peace deal between the US and the Taliban, as well as the ongoing intra-Afghan negotiations.

During his visit to Qatar, Pompeo also met with Afghan Minister for Peace Sadat Mansoor Naderi.

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