US peace envoy: Washington wants to see peace in Afghanistan
Saturday, 19 January 2019 ISLAMABAD (AP) — U.S. peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad says Washington is ready to “address legitimate concerns” of all Afghan sides in order to restore peace in Afghanistan. Khalilzad took to Twitter on Saturday saying: “I see that many are concerned that the United States is willing to both talk and fight. Let me be clear: […]
A Taliban attack on an Afghan military compound killed over a hundred security forces on Monday. Hours later the militant group announced it had med with the U.S. special envoy to the country. Matthew Larotonda reports.
According to Reuters, acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said that he was encouraged by U.S. peace talks with Afghan Taliban insurgents but added he had not yet been tasked with planning a..