Taliban delegation headed by Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar meets Qatar’s foreign minister

Roman AhmedWeb Editor

17th Aug, 2021. 08:50 pm
qatar with afghan president

Qatar’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs HE Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani on Tuesday met with a Taliban convoy headed by Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar in Doha.

A statement by the Qatari Foreign Ministry said the meeting between Foreign Minister Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani and the Taliban delegation headed by Abdul Ghani Baradar studied the up-to-date safety and political expansions in Afghanistan.

The statement stated that talks concentrated on the “necessary efforts to achieve national reconciliation, work for a comprehensive political settlement and a peaceful transfer of power with the importance of preserving the gains made by the Afghan people”.

Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani stated on Twitter that “with a Taliban delegation and discussed the necessity of reaching a comprehensive political settlement that achieves a peaceful transfer of power, preserves the gains made by the Afghan people, and heightens the desired stability in Afghanistan.”

Whereas, the Taliban Sunday entered the Afghan capital Kabul and detained power, taking the country’s governance for the first time in almost 20 years.

The previous government collapsed, with President Ashraf Ghani and other key officials fleeing for protection abroad.

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