Khalilzad ‘disappointed’ by postponement of inter-Afghan peace talks

Posted In: News Date:Apr 20th, 2019

United States (US) Special Envoy on Afghan peace process Zalmay Khalilzad expressed his disappointment on Friday over the postponement of the scheduled inter-Afghan talks in Doha.

In a statement on Twitter, the US representative said, “I’m disappointed Qatar’s intra-Afghan initiative has been delayed. We’re in touch with all parties and encouraged that everyone remains committed to dialogue.”

Continuing further in another tweet, Zalmay wrote, “Dialogue is and always will be key to a political roadmap and lasting peace. There is no alternative.”