Foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi today met a high-level Taliban delegation which arrived in Islamabad . The Afghan delegation reached Pakistan to hold talks with Pakistan government to talk about the held peace deals and Afghanistan situation ,the peace process hindered after US President Donald Trump suddenly announced the talks with the rebel group “dead”. Foreign Minister said “war is not the solution of any issue . we want peace and stability in Afghanistan”
The Taliban delegation led by Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar arrived in Islamabad on Wednesday night.
The issue of Afghan peace talks and regional situation were discussed during their meeting Qureshi, a Foreign Office official said that Shah Mehmood Qureshi told the delegation that war was not a solution of the persistent violence in Afghanistan.
The delegation is also expected to meet American officials.
The Foreign Office announced on Wednesday that Afghan delegation is visiting on the invitation of Pakistan to reexamine the growth made so far under the stalled US-Taliban peace talks.
US special envoy to Afghanistan Zalmay Khaleelzad and Pakistan’s foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi holds talk with Taliban co-founder Mullah Baradar and his delegation at the Pakistan Foreign Ministry in Islamabad.
Khalilzad is also in Pakistan to discuss renewal of the peace talks. He may also meet the Taliban delegation.
Trump astonished the world when he suddenly declared that the Afghan peace talks with the Taliban were “dead”.
The US has long considered Pakistani cooperation as an important endeavor to end the war in Afghanistan.