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October 23, 2019
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Second round of Afghan-Taliban talks set for end July: officials


KABUL – Afghan government officials confirmed on Friday that the second round of peace talks between Afghan government and Taliban is scheduled for the end of July.

Member of Afghan High Peace Council (HPC), Mohammad Ismail Qasimyar said that next round of peace talks is set for July 30 or 31. Qaiser Ismlai who is member of Afghan governments’s top peace negotiating body, not revealed the venue of peace talks.

“The talks… are set for July 30 but discussions and consultation are ongoing between Afghanistan, Pakistan, the United States and China on where to host the meeting,” said HPC deputy chairman Abdul Hakim Mujahid.

He also hinted that China would be hosting the key meeting.