U.S. Special Adviser for Afghanistan Reconciliation arrives in Islamabad

The U.S. Special Adviser for Afghanistan Reconciliation Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad has arrived in Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan, as part of his trip aimed at reviving the Afghan peace talks.

A spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Pakistan Dr. Mohamamd Faisal said Ambassador Khalilzad called on Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua upon his arrival to Islamabad today.

Faisal further added that the U.S. delegation led by Ambassador Khalilzad would hold talks with the officials in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Pakistan.

According to reports, the commander of the U.S. forces in Afghanistan Gen. Scott Miller is also accompanying Ambassador Khalilzad during his trip to Pakistan.

The State Department had earlier said Ambassador Khalilad would travel to Afghanistan, Pakistan, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia to help revive Afghan peace talks.

Ambassador Khalilzad on Sunday met with the Afghan officials, including President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani during his visit to Kabul.

Categories: Afghanistan,Pakistan

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