Tolo News: A spokesman of the Taliban political office in Qatar, Suhail Shaheen, has said that the US President Donald Trump’s decision to call off negotiations with the group was “surprising” and “astonishing” to the group as they were preparing for the signing of a peace deal which was “finalized in principle” when they heard about
By RFE/RL’s Radio Free Afghanistan August 28, 2019 The Taliban has said an agreement is close with U.S. officials on a deal that would see American forces withdraw from Afghanistan in exchange for a Taliban promise the country would not become a haven for international militants. The statement came during a ninth round of talks
Ayaz Gul VOA News July 31, 2019 ISLAMABAD – The Taliban says it is hopeful an agreement will be reached with the United States to end the 18-year-old war in Afghanistan when the two adversaries meet later this week in Qatar for a crucial round of peace negotiations. The two sides have worked hard for
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty July 28, 2019 The Taliban has rejected a statement from a senior Afghan minister who said he hoped direct talks would begin within two weeks between the militant group and the government in Kabul. Suhail Shaheen, a spokesman for the Taliban’s political office in Qatar, said on July 28 that negotiations
PRI’s The World: A Taliban spokesman agreed to answer a few questions from the group’s political office in Doha, Qatar. The spokesman, Sohail Shaheen, sent the answers to The World via voice and text messages on WhatsApp. Click here to read more (external link).